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is it possible to add x^2+y^2=10 into the functionStr to generate a circle?

Author: lookang
Posted: March 11, 2014 at 2:23AM

is it possible to add x^2+y^2=10 into the functionStr to generate a circle?
not sure if possible but
http://www.mathsisfun.com/data/grapher-equation.html
has the same circle drawn.
for your kind consideration
thanks.

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Re: is it possible to add x^2+y^2=10 into the functionStr to generate a circle?

Author: Wolfgang
Posted: Mar 11, 2014 at 7:39AM

> On Mar 11, 2014, lookang posted:
>
> is it possible to
> add x^2+y^2=10 into the functionStr to generate a circle
>
> not sure if possible but
> http://www.mathsisfun.com/data/grapher-equation.html
> has
> the same circle drawn.
> for your kind consideratio
>
> thanks.

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Re: is it possible to add x^2+y^2=10 into the functionStr to generate a circle?

Author: Wolfgang
Posted: Mar 11, 2014 at 7:40AM

Posted: March 11, 2014 at 7:38AM
No.  x^2+y^2=10 is not a function.  Here is how you do it:

http://www.compadre.org/osp/items/detail.cfm?ID=11234

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