Plotting coordinate points using plot()

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Haraldur Blöndal Kristjánsson
Edited: Ameer Hamza on 26 Sep 2020
```
rng (7)
n = 30;
center = [0 0];
radius = 1;
eps = 0.1;
r = eps*rand(n,1) + radius -eps/2;
A = [center(1) + r.*cos(2*pi*(1:n)'/n) center(2) + r.*sin(2*pi*(1:n)'/n)]
```
In above code the matrix A has two columns and 30 rows, column 1 x-coordinate and column 2 y-coordinate of a point (x,y)
How can I plot those 30 points with plot() function?
I tried (very new to Matlab syntax and all so I just used a transpose of A since I had dealt with that 2*n matrix point plotting before but it gives me no points, but compiles)
```
transposeA = transpose(A);
plot(transposeA(1, :),transposeA(2, :), 'k.','MarkerSize', 1);
```
I found this method to plot a circle with my center + radius I found for least squares to the 30 points and I want to add the plot for the points to the hold on/off
```
angles = linspace(0, 2*pi, 500);
radius = sqrt(1.00380009);
CenterX = 0.0179;
CenterY = -0.0069;
x = radius * cos(angles) + CenterX;
y = radius * sin(angles) + CenterY;
plot(x, y, 'b-', 'LineWidth', 2);
hold on;
plot(CenterX, CenterY, 'k+', 'LineWidth', 3, 'MarkerSize', 14);
grid on;
axis equal;
xlabel('X', 'FontSize', 14);
ylabel('Y', 'FontSize', 14);
hold off
```

Answers (2)

KSSV
KSSV on 26 Sep 2020
rng (7)
n = 30;
center = [0 0];
radius = 1;
eps = 0.1;
r = eps*rand(n,1) + radius -eps/2;
A = [center(1) + r.*cos(2*pi*(1:n)'/n) center(2) + r.*sin(2*pi*(1:n)'/n)]
%%
angles = linspace(0, 2*pi, 500);
radius = sqrt(1.00380009);
CenterX = 0.0179;
CenterY = -0.0069;
x = radius * cos(angles) + CenterX;
y = radius * sin(angles) + CenterY;
figure
hold on
plot(A(:,1),A(:,2))
plot(x, y, 'b-', 'LineWidth', 2);
hold on;
plot(CenterX, CenterY, 'k+', 'LineWidth', 3, 'MarkerSize', 14);
grid on;
axis equal;
xlabel('X', 'FontSize', 14);
ylabel('Y', 'FontSize', 14);
hold off

Ameer Hamza
Ameer Hamza on 26 Sep 2020
Edited: Ameer Hamza on 26 Sep 2020
It is giving you points, but the size is so small that they are barely visible. Also, transpose is not needed here. The following line is equivalent.
rng (7)
n = 30;
center = [0 0];
radius = 1;
eps = 0.1;
r = eps*rand(n,1) + radius -eps/2;
A = [center(1) + r.*cos(2*pi*(1:n)'/n) center(2) + r.*sin(2*pi*(1:n)'/n)];
plot(A(:,1), A(:,2), 'k.', 'MarkerSize', 20);

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