Tool/Plotter to draw points (scatter plot or curve) up to 4 on a same graph or 2D plane (and connect points if needed) according to their coordinates.

Points Plotter - dCode

Tag(s) : Functions, Graph Theory

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A chart plotter is a tool used to visualize a curve. The plotter uses an array of values to determine how the curve should be drawn to pass through each point. It allows you to visualize relationships between variables and observe patterns or trends.

Use a graph with a 2-dimensional coordinate system, ie: a horizontal axis $ x $ and a vertical axis $ y $ (ideally an orthonormal reference).

Locate the position of each coordinate of the points on each axis, by positioning the value of the abscissa on the axis $ x $ and the value of the ordinate on the axis $ y $.

The position of the point is at the intersection of the vertical line passing through the abscissa and the horizontal line passing through the ordinate.

__Example:__ Place the point of coordinates $ (x,y) = (1,2) $, the point is in horizontal position $ x = 1 $ and vertical position $ y = 2 $

NB: Label the axes appropriately for better understanding.

To calculate the values of a function (affine, polynomial, exponential, etc.), use the image by a function dedicated page on dCode.

dCode offers an equation finder.

Else, there are interpolation methods that allow you to create an equation that goes through the points. See Lagrange's interpolation or Neville's interpolation.

Draw a line between each point found and the next, so as to form a curve in parts.

The path obtained can possibly represent a drawing if the dot order is preserved.

The curve can also be smoothed to try to better represent the data between the points.

Use the different data tables to indicate the other coordinates.

Indicate a different legend to distinguish the curves.

Line plotters are useful for visualizing how one variable depends on another, for understanding how different variables interact, and can be used to predict how one variable will respond to changes in another variable.

Axis numbers are by default without units, but it is possible to indicate the unit used in the axis name.

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*Points Plotter* on dCode.fr [online website], retrieved on 2024-11-11,

plot,graph,point,coordinate,abscissa,ordinate,value,x,y

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