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#1 2013-04-03 01:19:05

ShivamS
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CAS suggestions

I am looking for a CAS available for free download. Currently installing Maxima, but are there any other good ones?

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#2 2013-04-03 02:10:50

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Re: CAS suggestions

What OS are you running?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#3 2013-04-03 02:35:43

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Re: CAS suggestions

How about Sage?


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#4 2013-04-03 02:39:51

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Re: CAS suggestions

Or Mathematica?


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#5 2013-04-03 03:04:51

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Re: CAS suggestions

Actually, the OP is talking about free softwares


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
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#6 2013-04-03 03:07:22

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Re: CAS suggestions

So?


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#7 2013-04-03 03:08:35

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Re: CAS suggestions

Mathematica isn't free


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
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#8 2013-04-03 03:08:51

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Re: CAS suggestions

Geogebra also comes with a faster updating maxima built in.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#9 2013-04-03 03:12:29

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Re: CAS suggestions

Agnishom wrote:

Mathematica isn't free

If you say so.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#10 2013-04-03 03:42:50

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Re: CAS suggestions

Is it?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
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#11 2013-04-03 04:02:21

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Well, you said it isn't, so, I agree with you.


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#12 2013-04-03 06:18:38

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Re: CAS suggestions

Mathematica 8 is not free (but I probably can find an illegal free version). Anyways, I am running Windows 8. Maxima is slightly confusing. Anyone know of a good tutorial? I like Maxima as I am currently doing a lot on Linear Algebra. I will try Sage. Is Geogebra only for geometry?

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#13 2013-04-03 06:25:18

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I also used Maxima. It is very nice! smile


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#14 2013-04-03 06:32:59

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Re: CAS suggestions

Geogebra comes bundled with a weaker form of Maxima. What is the problem with Maxima?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#15 2013-04-03 06:46:15

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Re: CAS suggestions

There is no problem with it. Why?


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#16 2013-04-03 07:14:49

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Re: CAS suggestions

Hi;

I was talking to Shivamcoder3013.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#17 2013-04-03 07:23:14

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Re: CAS suggestions

Ah, okay. Sorry.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#18 2013-04-03 11:38:05

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Re: CAS suggestions

I could have promised this was not in "Help Me"...

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#19 2013-04-03 14:12:57

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Re: CAS suggestions

Read this one: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/33550/best-open-source-mathematica-equivalent


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#20 2013-04-03 14:34:43

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Re: CAS suggestions

Those are all good suggestions. In the right hands anyone of them can get the job done. Download one and start getting your hands dirty.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#21 2013-04-03 14:38:48

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Re: CAS suggestions

Is that your suggestion to me?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#22 2013-04-03 14:48:00

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Re: CAS suggestions

Of course, and to everyone else in the thread. Learn one now!


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#23 2013-04-03 20:03:47

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Re: CAS suggestions

I already have my "alternative" to Mathematica.

Last edited by anonimnystefy (2013-04-03 22:11:20)


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“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#24 2013-04-03 22:10:02

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Re: CAS suggestions

That Mathics looks interesting.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#25 2013-04-04 00:29:04

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Re: CAS suggestions

Well, with Maxima it took me close to 4 hours to calculate 2+2; I consistently pressed enter and then, with aid from the "10 minute tutorial", realized to press Shift-Enter.

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