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Homework Help: P= 34730 + 200 000 sin x

  1. May 8, 2006 #1
    My batteries of my calculator playing up I cannot draw the following graph:

    P= 34730 + 200 000 sin x

    Could someone please use a graph package to draw it and possibly attach it so I can have a look at it please :-)

    I need to view P against x.

    Thanks ever so much!
     
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  3. May 8, 2006 #2

    arildno

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    Don't bother to draw it.
    Instead, visualize for yourself how it ought to look.
     
  4. May 8, 2006 #3

    Hootenanny

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    Or you could simply hand sketch it yourself using simple graphical tranformations....:tongue2:

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  5. May 8, 2006 #4
    mmm thanks
     
  6. May 8, 2006 #5
    I guess you know haow the sinx graph looks like. Now elongate it vertically 200000 times and move it 34730 units up the vertical (P) axes.
     
  7. May 8, 2006 #6
    x on horizontal axis

    and P on the vertical axis right?
     
  8. May 8, 2006 #7

    Hootenanny

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    Yep, that's right. In mathematical terms the transformation would be a vertical stretch, scale factor 200 000 and a translation of vector [tex]\left( \stackrel{0}{34730} \right)[/tex].

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