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Re: Plot with axes exchanged

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  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2013 02:31:21 -0400 (EDT)
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For a function f, instead of the points {x, f[x]}, you want the points {f[x], x}. So use ParametricPlot. For example:

  f[x_] := x^2
  ParametricPlot[{f[x], x]}, {x, 0, 2}]


On Apr 16, 2013, at 12:34 AM, Dr. Wolfgang Hintze <weh at snafu.de> wrote:

> How can I exchange axes in a plot, i.e. plot the function value along
> the horizontal axis and the independent variable against the vertical
> axis?
>
> Any help is apreciated.
>
> Wolfgang

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