Mathematica by Example

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Academic Press, Jan 19, 2004 - Mathematics - 571 pages
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This third edition of Mathematica by Example is completely compatible with recent Mathematica versions. Highly readable and informative, this volume is geared toward the beginning Mathematica user, and focuses on the most often used features of this powerful tool. The book covers popular applications of mathematics within different areas including calculus, linear algebra, ordinary differential equations, and partial differential equations.

* Fully compatible with recent releases of Mathematica
* Includes CD-ROM containing all input used in text
* Focuses on the beginning Mathematica user
* Covers all the basics needed to get up and running with Mathematica, especially for use in mathematics
* Written by authors of several successful AP books on Mathematica
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started
1
Chapter 2 Basic Operations on Numbers Expressions and Functions
23
Chapter 3 Calculus
97
Chapter 4 Introduction to Lists and Tables
229
Chapter 5 Matrices and Vectors
327
Chapter 6 Applications Related to Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations
429
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Martha L. Abell and James P. Braselton are graduates of the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Ohio State University, respectively, and teach at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro where they have extensive experience in Mathematica-assisted instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, they have given numerous presentations on Mathematica, throughout the United States and abroad. Other books by the authors include Differential Equations with Mathematica, Second Edition and Statistics with Mathematica. Martha became Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics at Georgia Southern University in 2014.

Martha L. Abell and James P. Braselton are graduates of the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Ohio State University, respectively, and teach at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro. Martha recently received Georgia Southern's award for 'excellence in research and/or creative scholarly activity.' Both authors have extensive experience with using Mathematica as well as Mathematica-assisted instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, they have given numerous presentations on Mathematica, throughout the United States and abroad. Other books by the authors include Differential Equations with Mathematica, Second Edition and Statistics with Mathematica. Martha Abell became Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia, in 2014.

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