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Re: Doesn't work in Mathematica 8

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  • Subject: [mg120639] Re: Doesn't work in Mathematica 8
  • From: Helen Read <readhpr at>
  • Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2011 23:36:58 -0400 (EDT)
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On 7/31/2011 7:30 AM, Scott Blomquist (sblom) wrote:
> An equation for plotting a Batman symbol has been making the rounds on
> the internet. I figured it'd be fun to reproduce the originator's
> result for myself in Mathematica 8, so I carefully typed it in and
> tried a ContourPlot[batman[x,y]==0,{x,-8,8},{y,-4,4}]. It didn't work.
> I broke it down into constituent pieces and plotted each of the
> topmost () sections by itself. Most of them work as expected, but a
> few of them don't.
> Reports from those with access to older versions of Mathematica
> indicate some luck getting the equation to work with ImplicitPlot:
> Do any of you have any tips for fixing my attempt to ContourPlot this?
> Any ideas why this is working with older versions of Mathematica but
> not the latest one?

It would be easier for us to help you if you post the actual code that 
you used.

Helen Read
University of Vermont

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