# Making a plot smooth

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Najam us Saqib Fraz on 9 Oct 2020
Answered: Walter Roberson on 9 Oct 2020
I have two vectors.I need to make the smooth plots.But I am getting straight lines which are not appealing.Kindly suggest me any way of having smooth plots.
I have following data
x=[0 0.025 0.05 0.075 0.1 0.125 0.15 0.175 0.2 0.225 0.25 0.275 0.3 0.325 0.35 0.375 0.4 0.425 0.45 0.475 0.5 0.525 0.55 0.575 0.6 0.625 0.65 0.675 0.7 0.725 0.75 0.775 0.8 0.825 0.85 0.875 0.9 0.925 0.95 0.975 1 ] ;
y=[1.422 1.427 1.431 1.396 1.396 1.377 1.377 1.358 1.357 1.338 1.338 1.319 1.318 1.301 1.301 1.288 1.287 1.278 1.278 1.274 1.274 1.275 1.276 1.282 1.282 1.294 1.294 1.309 1.310 1.328 1.328 1.348 1.348 1.367 1.367 1.386 1.386 1.413 1.413 1.039 1.025] ;
plot(x,y,'r')
Thank You

Walter Roberson on 9 Oct 2020
x=[0 0.025 0.05 0.075 0.1 0.125 0.15 0.175 0.2 0.225 0.25 0.275 0.3 0.325 0.35 0.375 0.4 0.425 0.45 0.475 0.5 0.525 0.55 0.575 0.6 0.625 0.65 0.675 0.7 0.725 0.75 0.775 0.8 0.825 0.85 0.875 0.9 0.925 0.95 0.975 1 ] ;
y=[1.422 1.427 1.431 1.396 1.396 1.377 1.377 1.358 1.357 1.338 1.338 1.319 1.318 1.301 1.301 1.288 1.287 1.278 1.278 1.274 1.274 1.275 1.276 1.282 1.282 1.294 1.294 1.309 1.310 1.328 1.328 1.348 1.348 1.367 1.367 1.386 1.386 1.413 1.413 1.039 1.025] ;
sp = spline(x, [0 y 0]);
xq = linspace(min(x), max(x), 25);
yq = ppval(sp, xq);
plot(x, y, 'g', xq, yq, 'r')
If you increase the 25 to make the curve more accurate then although it will be smoother than the raw data, it will still show a lot of bumps.