Math-o-mir Equation Editor and Math Notepad

One of my most recent digs is the Math-o-mir equation which I think will be very useful to math teachers and students. It is a tool designed as an equation editor or a notepad. According to its official website, its goal is “to achieve the same level of simplicity as with pencil and a sheet of paper.” It has some unique features which are not found in other equation editor or math notepad. Below are some of its features.

1. Edit math equations easily using mouse or keyboard

math-o-mir equations

2. Perform sketching and drawing using simple hand drawing tools

math-o-mir hand drawing

3. Perform simple numerical and symbolic calculation » Read more

Daum: An Excellent Equation Editor Alternative

If you are working with lots of equations  and you are looking for a Latex, MS or Open Office Equation Editor alternative, you may want to check out the Daum Equation Editor.

daum equation editor

Daum Equation is a free Google Chrome app WYSIWYG equation editor. The application generates tex code that you can save and reuse later, and the mathematical expressions created can also be saved as pictures. In addition, Daum supports text input, task history, as well as copy and paste.  Watch the (voiceless?) video below to see how it works.  » Read more

Mathematics in Microsoft Office

There are many people who are allergic with mathematics, but most of the time, mathematics appears incognito in places where we don’t expect them to be.  One perfect example is the Microsoft Office Package.We know the MS Excel is dedicated to mathematical computations, but what about MS Word or PowerPoint?  Can we find mathematics in both applications?

Enumerated below are the mathematics hidden in Microsoft Office. Regarding the mathematics found in MS Excel, we will discuss more about them in later tutorials.

1. Equations (Word). In the Insert menu of MS Word, you can see the Equation icon located at the extreme right hand side of the toolbar. This contains several built-in mathematical equations and formulas such as area of the circle and binomial theorem.

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