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Syntax for defining and using functions in W|A ?

Posted 10 months ago
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Hello,

Under W|A how can I set the function f(x) = x^3 and ask W|A to compute f(abs(x)), f(x^3), or f(3)?

Thanks, Bill

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Posted 10 months ago

I do not believe there are user defined functions supported in Wolfram Alpha.

You can write out the function definition with the argument inserted in each case.

Posted 10 months ago

Thank you. I was wondering about that. The idea of natural language processing is great but if one doesn't know the "language" well (e.g. keywords, function, etc), then NLP can be a guessing game.. I not sure if the W|A "language" is even fully documented.

Bill

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