Maxima Tutorial 3 – Trigonometric Functions and Calculus

In this tutorial, we are going to discuss some of the most elementary commands used in Maxima in Trigonometry and Calculus. Note that in maxima, most constants are written with the percent sign before it. For instance, the most common constants are π, e and i are written as %pi, %e and %i. Maxima can […]
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Maxima Tutorial 2: Algebraic Manipulation and Graphing

In Maxima Tutorial 1, we have discussed how Maxima can be used to perform numerical computations.  In this tutorial, we are going to enumerate some of the capabilities of Maxima to perform symbol manipulation.  Note than in each equation below, do not forget to press the ENTER key after the semicolon. Maxima can perform algebraic […]
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Maxima Tutorial 1: Numerical Computation

Maxima is free a computer algebra system capable of a variety of computations. It can manipulate symbolic and numerical expressions, as well as  perform differentiation and integration.  It can also manipulate Taylor series, Laplace transforms, ordinary differential equations, systems of linear equations, polynomials, and sets, lists, vectors, matrices, and tensors. Maxima can perform high-precision computations […]
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