# Substituting and evaluating function

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Gavin Seddon on 13 Sep 2017
Commented: Star Strider on 13 Nov 2017
I have attempted to substitute the X variable into my function and evaluate it. This is the result. If it is not possible please tell me and I will find a difference method?
>> subs der(140,x);
Warning: Support of character vectors that are not valid variable names or define
a number will be removed in a future release. To create symbolic expressions,
first create symbolic variables and then use operations on them.
> In sym>convertExpression (line 1586)
In sym>convertChar (line 1491)
In sym (line 199)
In subs (line 66)
>> eval der
der =
(13459*cos((313*x)/200 - 1689/2000))/25 + (42471*cos((1573*x)/1000 + 1153/500))/80 + (937443*cos((1849*x)/2500 + 441/250))/62500
GS.
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Gavin Seddon on 13 Sep 2017
Hello, der is the symbolic function that is the result of dIff fx.

Star Strider on 13 Sep 2017
Try this (in R2012a and later):
syms x
X = sym(140);
der(x) = (13459*cos((313*x)/200 - 1689/2000))/25 + (42471*cos((1573*x)/1000 + 1153/500))/80 + (937443*cos((1849*x)/2500 + 441/250))/62500;
Desired_Symbolic_Result = der(X)
Desired_Numeric_Result = vpa(der(X))
Desired_Symbolic_Result =
(937443*cos(26327/250))/62500 + (42471*cos(111263/500))/80 + (13459*cos(436511/2000))/25
Desired_Numeric_Result =
-503.67380291547475440432522297924
Beginning in R2012a, you can create symbolic functions. You then work with them as you would any other function.
Star Strider on 13 Nov 2017
The documentation provides guidance:
histogram(X,edgvct)
or if you have two arrays and you want a 2-dimensional histogram, use the histogram2 function. You may have to provide a second vector of edges for the ‘Y’ data as well. See the documentation for details.