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The Student's Introduction to MATHEMATICA ®: A Handbook for Precalculus, Calculus, and Linear Algebra [NOOK Book]

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The unique feature of this compact student's introduction is that it presents concepts in an order that closely follows a standard mathematics curriculum, rather than structure the book along features of the software. As a result, the book provides a brief introduction to those aspects of the Mathematica software program most useful to students. The second edition of this well loved book is completely rewritten for Mathematica 6 including coverage of the new dynamic interface elements, several hundred exercises ...
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The Student's Introduction to MATHEMATICA ®: A Handbook for Precalculus, Calculus, and Linear Algebra

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Overview

The unique feature of this compact student's introduction is that it presents concepts in an order that closely follows a standard mathematics curriculum, rather than structure the book along features of the software. As a result, the book provides a brief introduction to those aspects of the Mathematica software program most useful to students. The second edition of this well loved book is completely rewritten for Mathematica 6 including coverage of the new dynamic interface elements, several hundred exercises and a new chapter on programming. This book can be used in a variety of courses, from precalculus to linear algebra. Used as a supplementary text it will aid in bridging the gap between the mathematics in the course and Mathematica. In addition to its course use, this book will serve as an excellent tutorial for those wishing to learn Mathematica and brush up on their mathematics at the same time.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781139636544
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 12/5/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Sales rank: 801,857
  • File size: 26 MB
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Meet the Author

Bruce Torrence is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Randolph-Macon College.
Eve Torrence is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Randolph-Macon College.
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Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Getting started; 2. Working with Mathematica; 3. Functions and their graphs; 4. Algebra; 5. Calculus; 6. Multivariable calculus; 7. Linear algebra; 8. Programming; Solutions to exercises; Index.
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