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Re: 1/x?

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  • Subject: [mg90725] Re: [mg90723] 1/x?
  • From: Tim Brophy <timbrophy at mac.com>
  • Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2008 05:53:34 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200807210829.EAA13426@smc.vnet.net>

Try

Plot[1/x, {x, 0, 100}, AxesOrigin -> {0, 0}]

Mathematica does not automatically choose (0,0) as the origin. Your  
graph was not crossing the x-axis but it was crossing the horizontal  
line drawn by Mathematica.

Tim Brophy

On 21 Jul 2008, at 09:29, Rotem wrote:

> Hey,
>
> I'm a new user to Mathematica, and was wondering if any of you
> encountered this strange, yet incredibly basic problem - whey plotting
> 1/x (Plot[1/x, {x, 0, 100}]), the resulting graph seems to be
> intersecting with the X axis...
>
> Has anyone encountered such an issue (or can plot 1/x without this
> embarrassing side effect)?
>



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