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1.9.10 Some Special Plots

As discussed in Section 2.10, Mathematica includes a full graphics programming language. In this language, you can set up many different kinds of plots. A few of the common ones are included in standard Mathematica packages.

Some special plotting functions defined in standard Mathematica packages.

This loads a standard Mathematica package to set up additional graphics functions.

In[1]:= <<Graphics`

This generates a log-linear plot.

In[2]:= LogPlot[ Exp[-x] + 4 Exp[-2x], {x, 0, 6} ]

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Here is a list of the first 10 primes.

In[3]:= p = Table[Prime[n], {n, 10}]

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This plots the primes using the integers 1, 2, 3, ... as plotting symbols.

In[4]:= TextListPlot[p]

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Here is a bar chart of the primes.

In[5]:= BarChart[p]

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This gives a pie chart.

In[6]:= PieChart[p]

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