# Using max and plot

I want to plot a function such as x mapsto max(x,1). How do I do that?

Using max and plot

I want to plot a function such as x mapsto max(x,1). How do I do that?

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Try this using `max_symbolic`

. It won't do as much as you might like, but you can plot it, at least.

Edit - didn't have time to include the code earlier:

```
plot(max_symbolic(x,1),(x,-5,5),ymin=0)
```

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Try using a lambda function.

This works for me:

```
sage: plot(lambda x: max(x, 1), (-5, 5), ymin=0)
```

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2016-11-14 14:18:59 -0500
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