## Mathematica Navigator: Mathematics, Statistics and GraphicsRuskeepaa gives a general introduction to the most recent versions of Mathematica, the symbolic computation software from Wolfram. The book emphasizes graphics, methods of applied mathematics and statistics, and programming. Mathematica Navigator can be used both as a tutorial and as a handbook. While no previous experience with Mathematica is required, most chapters also include advanced material, so that the book will be a valuable resource for both beginners and experienced users. - Covers both Mathematica 6 and Mathematica 7 - The book, fully revised and updated, is based on Mathematica 6 - Comprehensive coverage from basic, introductory information through to more advanced topics - Studies several real data sets and many classical mathematical models |

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### Contents

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93 | |

Chapter 5 Graphics for Functions | 115 |

Chapter 6 Graphics Primitives | 151 |

Chapter 7 Graphics Options | 179 |

Chapter 8 Graphics for Data | 231 |

Chapter 18 Programs | 541 |

Chapter 19 Differential Calculus | 615 |

Chapter 20 Integral Calculus | 633 |

Chapter 21 Matrices | 677 |

Chapter 22 Equations | 709 |

Chapter 23 Optimization | 741 |

Chapter 24 Interpolation | 791 |

Chapter 25 Approximation | 811 |

Chapter 9 Data | 283 |

Chapter 10 Manipulations | 315 |

Chapter 11 Dynamics | 357 |

Chapter 12 Numbers | 395 |

Chapter 13 Expressions | 413 |

Chapter 14 Lists | 443 |

Chapter 15 Tables | 467 |

Chapter 16 Patterns | 491 |

Chapter 17 Functions | 511 |

Chapter 26 Differential Equations | 829 |

Chapter 27 Partial Differential Equations | 885 |

Chapter 28 Difference Equations | 923 |

Chapter 29 Probability | 961 |

Chapter 30 Statistics | 1003 |

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About the CDROM | 1112 |

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approximately argument AspectRatio Axes BaseStyle calculate cell choose color column computations curve default value define difference equation differential equations distribution document Dynamic eigenvalues elements Epilog error Evaluate examples of values expr expression formula frame Give a list given Global Graphics Grid ImageSize Ø initial input integer integral interpolating Interpolating Function interval iterations labels linear lines ListPlot Manipulate Mathematica mathematical matrix menu Mesh Ø Method Ø Monte Carlo methods mouse NDSolve normal distribution notebook Ø Automatic Ø True optimal options package palette parameters Parametricplot pattern Plot3D PlotRange Ø PlotStyle Ø points polynomial possible values primitives problem procedural program pure function Quantile random numbers recursive result rule-based programming rules Section Simplify Sin[x slider solution solve sparse array style sheet symbols Table Text Ticks transform variables vector WorkingPrecision write zero