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Re: Mathematica help


liltammer4 at aol.com wrote:
> I don't know how to graph the curve x^2y^3-y^4=1 for x ranging from -3
> to 3.
> Here is what I have and I don't understand what the problem is???
> 
> Plot[x^2 y^3 - y^4 == 1, {x, -3, 3}]
> 
> 

The curve is implicitly defined. You can use ImplicitPlot [1] as in

  Needs["Graphics`ImplicitPlot`"];
  ImplicitPlot[ x^2 y^3- y^4==1, { x, -3,3}];

Regards,
Jean-Marc

[1] 
http://documents.wolfram.com/mathematica/Add-onsLinks/StandardPackages/Graphics/ImplicitPlot.html


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