BUILT-IN WOLFRAM LANGUAGE SYMBOL

FunctionPeriod

FunctionPeriod[f,x]
gives a period p of the function f over the reals such that .

FunctionPeriod[f,x,dom]
gives a period with x restricted to the domain dom.

FunctionPeriod[{f1,f2,},{x1,x2,},]
gives periods for such that .

DetailsDetails

  • A period p is taken to be zero if no period can be found.
  • Possible domains dom are Reals, Integers, and Complexes.
  • Periods over the Complexes are given in a list and can consist of one or two complex periods.

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Basic Examples  (3)Basic Examples  (3)

Find a period of the sine function:

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Plot of two complete periods:

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Find a period of a sequence:

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Plot the sequence:

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Find periods for multidimensional functions:

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Plot the contours:

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Introduced in 2014
(10.0)