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Aspect Ratio question

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  • Subject: [mg81278] Aspect Ratio question
  • From: Steven Siew <siewsk at>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2007 00:42:58 -0400 (EDT)

I'm really confused about the steps needed to calculate an Aspect
Ratio for 2D ploting in mathematica.

What I want is to plot a circle as a circle on the monitor and not as
an ellipse.

My monitor has a physical aspect ratio of  16:10 (aka widescreen

My monitor has the resolution of  1280 X 800 pixels.

What should I set the aspect ratio parameter to in Plot[] ?

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