The Joy of Mathematica: Instant Mathematica for Calculus, Differential Equations, and Linear Algebra / Edition 2

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Joy of Mathematica, Second Edition, is a book and software combination for Windows and Macintosh that makes Mathematica easier to use and learn. The software includes the most common Mathematica operations needed in the first two years of college and university courses. The book is a manual for the software and an introduction to using Mathematica for mathematics and its applications to other fields. It contains material for students in calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra courses. Students and professionals will benefit from this user-friendly, practical guide to Mathematica.

The CD:
• Runs on both Windows and Power Macintosh platforms
• Is optimized for Mathematica 4.0
• Requires that Mathematica's kernel and front end be on the same computer
• Includes a palette for easy entry of common mathematical notation
The Book:
• Contains ready-to-use exercises and labs for the mathematics classroom
• Now includes more coverage of multivariable calculus and differential equations, in addition to single-variable calculus and linear algebra

Audience: For the mathematics professional or interested layperson engaged in learning Mathematica and it's practical applications.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780126407303
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 3/10/2000
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 576
  • Product dimensions: 8.06 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Table of Contents

A Brief Tour of Joy.
More About Joy.
Graphing in Two Dimensions.
Manipulating Expressions.
Solving Equations.
Working with Functions of One Variable.
Differentiating Functions of One Variable.
Integrating Functions of One Variable.
Working with Sequences and Series.
Graphing in Three Dimensions.
Working with Functions of Several Variables.
Differentiating Functions of Several Variables.
Integrating Functions of Several Variables.
Working with Vector Fields.
Solving Differential Equations.
Working with Vectors and Matrices.
Limits and Continuity.
Derivatives in One Variable.
Integrals in One Variable.
Sequences and Series.
Parameterized Curves.
Surfaces and Level Sets.
Derivatives in Several Variables.
Multiple Integrals.
Differential Equations.
Systems of Differential Equations.
Matrices and Linear Equations.
Vector Spaces and Linear Transformations.

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