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Deciding on a proper graphing calculator window?

by Tyrion101
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Tyrion101
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Mar12-14, 09:09 PM
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I'm struggling with this lately, I know that it depends on what you need to see, but is there a general rule of thumb?
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johnqwertyful
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Mar12-14, 09:41 PM
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Make it big enough so you can see what you need to see, but not so big that you can't see what you need to see.
Tyrion101
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Mar12-14, 09:43 PM
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But is there a way to tell without randomly picking numbers for a bit to tell how big your window needs to be?

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Mar13-14, 09:17 AM
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Deciding on a proper graphing calculator window?

Quote Quote by Tyrion101 View Post
I'm struggling with this lately, I know that it depends on what you need to see, but is there a general rule of thumb?
I'm not aware of any general rule about this. How you should scale the window depends on the function you're graphing.
johnqwertyful
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Mar16-14, 06:20 PM
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But is there a way to tell without randomly picking numbers for a bit to tell how big your window needs to be?
Not really. I mean it takes 15 seconds to figure it out by guessing, I never really needed to save that much time.


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