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Plotting 3d graphs 
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May912, 02:06 PM

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Is there any good software which plots 3d graphs and vectors. I just want to plot linear 3d graphs and vectors in 3d. I don't mind paying for this but it should be reliable and easy to use.



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May912, 02:08 PM

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On MACs, there should be a decent one in Applications > Utilities > Grapher.



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May912, 02:19 PM

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Sorry but I don't have a Mac



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May912, 08:41 PM

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Plotting 3d graphs
Depending on how much you mind paying. Mathematica is top of the line but has a hefty price tag, and can be a bit cumbersome. If you want something that is free, a little more user friendly, but much less "elegant." Winplot is good.
On a side note, many college campuses have Mathematica in certain labs, that's where I use it And if you do decide to go with mathematica and need some help operating it, let me know, and I can send you some useful demos. Hope this helps. 


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May1012, 12:03 AM

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I don't know if it can do vectors, but Microsoft mathematics is free now. It can do equations, inequalities, parametrics, and tables.



#6
May1012, 12:16 AM

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Also Maxima... It uses various GNU plotting software.



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May1012, 04:35 AM

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As said above, Mathematica is a really powerful tool, which actually does more than what you need. Matlab is a good too, but it also does much more than what you need.
You can also use one of these online graphers. http://graph.seriesmathstudy.com/ http://www.math.uri.edu/~bkaskosz/flashmo/graph3d/ 


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