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Contours

  • Contours is an option for ContourGraphics specifying the contours to use.
  • Contours -> n chooses n equally spaced contours between the minimum and maximum values.
  • Contours -> , , ... specifies the explicit values of contours to use.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 1.9.6Section 2.9.7.

    Further Examples

    Here are two contour plots, one with the default number of contours and the other with more. =

    Evaluate the cells to compare the graphics.

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