Problem:

Illustrate the function

by drawing its graph and the graph of the function g(x) = sin(x).


Visualization:

Using Microcalc:

  1. Choose Beginning Calculus from the initial menu and press .
  2. Use the arrow keys to move to the menu item Integration, press and .
  3. At the prompt F(x) =, enter the formula
    sin(x)
  4. Enter the bounds at the prompts
    x_0 = 0
    x_1 = 2pi
    You can enter pi by pressing at the same time.
  5. At the prompt, N = , enter 200
  6. Use the arrow keys to move to the menu item Graph, press and .
  7. The picture below shows what is on the screen part of the way through the drawing. Similar pictures can be obtained by pressing .

  8. To continue the drawing, press any key.
  9. The picture belows shows the completed graph.