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Maple has extensive plotting functionality to help you visualize the behavior of mathematical functions. The examples below show how to construct a graph of the function $yequals;{x}^{2}plus;5x-2$ by using two different methods:
The generated plot can be manipulated; it can be scaled, zoomed, panned, and resized. For more details on plotting, refer to the comprehensive
Before you proceed, be sure to familiarize yourself with
A video demonstration of the first method (and of plotting in general) is available
Note for non-Windows users: The keystrokes given in this document are for Windows. There will be differences for other platforms. If you are using a different platform, see Help>Quick Help for the list of the most common keystrokes. |

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