How to Plot a Function Curve in R Programming (2 Examples)

This article explains how to draw a manually specified function in the R programming language.

Preparing the Examples

manual_function <- function(values) {                 # User-defined function
  values^3 - values^2 + values * 50

Example 1: Drawing Function Curve with curve() Function

curve(manual_function,                                # Using curve function
      from = - 10000,
      to = 10000)

r graph figure 1 function curve r programming

Example 2: Drawing Function Curve with stat_function() of ggplot2 Package

ggplot_data <- data.frame(range = c(- 10000, 10000))  # Data frame for ggplot2 plot
install.packages("ggplot2")                           # Install ggplot2 package
library("ggplot2")                                    # Load ggplot2 package
ggplot(ggplot_data, aes(range)) +                     # Using ggplot2 package
  stat_function(fun = manual_function)

r graph figure 2 function curve r programming

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