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Simon
10/15/12 02:08am

I'm trying to plot the following:

N = {0,1..4}
S = {0,1..4}
x = |N-S|
P = 5-x

on a 3D graph, with P on the vertical axis, in order to demonstrate the relationship N and S have to P (i.e. P is 5 reduced by the absolute value of the difference between N and S, where N & S can be any integer 0 through 4).

I've tried: Plot3D[{P,-5,5}, {N,0,4}, {S,0,4}] and defining both x and P as functions of N and S, to no avail. All I get is flat meshes on -5 and 5.

If anyone can help me figure out how to plot this, I'd be most grateful.

Bear in mind I have little to no formal maths training, so my notation is probably shocking.

Cheers,
~S

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Comparing variables in a set & 3D plotting Simon 10/15/12 02:08am
Re: Comparing variables in a set & 3D plotting Bill Simpson 10/15/12 4:40pm
Re: Re: Comparing variables in a set & 3D plott... Simon 10/15/12 9:08pm
Re: Re: Re: Comparing variables in a set & 3D p... Bill Simpson 10/16/12 2:24pm
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