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Re: Mathematica Help Urgent (Very New Beginner)

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  • Subject: [mg93362] Re: Mathematica Help Urgent (Very New Beginner)
  • From: WetBlanket <Wyvern864 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2008 04:52:41 -0500 (EST)
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On Nov 4, 5:17 am, Derek <derekcas... at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I am just beginning to learn to use Mathematica, and need to create a table of values. I would like to be able to input x-values and have the table display f(x), f'(x), and possibly f''(x) for a given function. I have already specified the function, and I have found the following input creates tables:
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> Table[{x,f[x]},{x,-5,5,.5}]
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> My problem is this: I would like to input specifc x-values, rather than use set intervals as defined in {x,-5,5,.5} above. Is there a way to specify a list of specific x values so that Mathematica computes the values of f[x] in table form?
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> Any help would be greatly, greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Try
In[1]:=Table[{f[x], f'[x], f''[x]}, {x, {1, 3, 5}}] // TableForm
Out[1]//TableForm = f[1]  f'[1]  f''[1]
                               f[3]   f'[3]  f''[3]
                               f[5]   f'[5]   f''[5]




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