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  • Subject: [mg0660] Re: [mg2588] help
  • From: Robert Pratt <rpratt at>
  • Date: Sun, 3 Dec 1995 02:53:53 -0500

The format for Plot is Plot[f, {x, xmin, xmax}]
Just use a negative value for xmin.  For example, try 

Plot[x^1/3, {x,-5,0}]

Rob Pratt
Department of Mathematics
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CB# 3250, 331 Phillips Hall
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3250

rpratt at

On Mon, 27 Nov 1995, Dr. Sergio Miguel Terrazas Porras wrote:

> I have not been able to plot the function x^(1/3) for negative x
> Is there a special function for cuberoot?
> thanks

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