Mathematica by Example

Mathematica by Example

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The second edition of the classic Mathematica by Example is completely compatible with Mathematica, Version 3.0. It is highly readable and informative, and is geared towards the beginning Mathematica user, and focuses on the most often used features of this powerful tool. A CD-ROM is included with the text, featuring all of the Mathematica input that appears in the book. Features: * Fully compatible with Mathematica 3.0 * Includes a CD-ROM containing all input used in the text * Focuses on the beginning Mathematica user * Covers all basics needed to get up and running with Mathematica, especially for use in mathematics * Written by authors of several successful AP books on Mathematica
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  • Mixed media product | 544 pages
  • 188.5 x 236 x 36.6mm | 1,199.32g
  • Ap Professional
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • references, index
  • 0120415526
  • 9780120415526

Table of contents

Getting Started: Introduction to Mathematica. Getting Started with Mathematica. Loading Packages. Getting Help from Mathematica. Mathematical Operations on Numbers, Expressions, And Functions: Numerical Calculations and Built-In Functions. Expressions and Functions. Graphing Functions, Expressions, And Equations. Exact and Approximate Solutions of Equations. Calculus: Computing Limits. Differential Calculus. Implicit Differentiation. Integral Calculus. Series. Multi-Variable Calculus. Introduction to the Lists and Tables: Defining Lists. Operations on Lists. Mathematics of Finance. Other Applications. Nested Lists: Matrices and Vectors. Nested Lists: Introduction to Matrices, Vectors, And Matrix Operations. Linear Systems of Equations. Selected Topics from Linear Algebra. Maxima and Minima Using Linear Programming. Vector Calculus. Applications Related to Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations: First-Order Ordinary Differential Equations. Higher-Order Ordinary Differential Equations. Using the Laplace Transform to Solve Ordinary Differential Equations. Systems of Ordinary Differential Equations. Some Partial Differential Equations. Some Graphics Packages: Complexmap. Contourplot3d. Graphics. Implicit-Plot. Multiplelistplot and Graphics3D. Plotfield and Plotfield3d. Polyhedra and Shapes. Selected References. Index.
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Praise for the First Edition "The book represents a valuable guide for all those who are interested in solving mathematical problems using Mathematica." --O. Pastravanu in Zentralblatt fur Mathematik
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