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Chad
10/12/02 10:49am

I am in an Advanced Engineering math class at Cal Poly, SLO and in most of our homework we use piecewise functions such as f(x)= 1 for 0<x<1, -1, for 1<x<2, all else equals 0. In our class we use Maple to do our labs and homework but I prefer using Mathematica ( I also own the Student version of Mathematica and would like to use i for homework). How do I enter a piecewise funcion into Mathematica? In Maple the above funcion would look something like this:

f := x -> piecewise(x<0,0, x<1, 1, x<2, -1, 0);

Is there something similar in Mathematica? Thanks for any info.
Chad

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Piecewise Chad 10/12/02 10:49am
Re: Piecewise Tim Cooper 10/14/02 10:57am
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