I am getting such odd results from plotting a procedure that I call Q_opt1. When I plot the procedure at a specified set of points, the values produced and shown by plot look correct, i.e. my procedure Q_opt is *decreasing* in the parameter s.
This can be seen in the link below to the plot Q_opt1_Diagnostic1, in which I plotted the following:
>plot([Q_opt(0.4,0.01,0.5),Q_opt(0.3,0.01,0.5),Q_opt(0.2,0.01,0.5),Q_opt(0.1,0.01,0.5)],s=0..0.5,legend=["Actual value s=0.4","Actual value s=0.3","Actual value s=0.2","Actual value s=0.1"]);
HOWEVER, when I plot the procedure with s as the input variable in plot, i.e.
I get a plot of Q_opt increasing in s! What is going on?!
I posted an earlier example of this under the topic "Bug in Maple 9 plot?" and someone kindly replied, checked out my worksheet, managed to get the right plot, and suggested I used "restart," which I did.
What on earth can be causing me to get such different results from plotting the exact same procedure?
I also upgraded from Maple 9 to Maple 11!
The links can be found at: