Apple Grapher: Referencing Previous Equations in Later Equations

Posted on 2011-10-10
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Okay, so suppose I have two equations I want to graph, y1 and y2.

Let y1=3x+5
and y2=.5*y1

In other words, y2 is equal to half the value of y1.  How can you reference one equation from inside another using Apple Grapher?

Yes, I know I can just type out y2=1.5x+2.5 manually, but I actually have a rather long function that is referenced in multiple subsequent functions.
Question by:sffc
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    I figured out a way to do this.  You can use parameters in Grapher, and parameters can be functions.

    Simply create three equations:



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