Getting Started with Maple

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-03-01
  • Publisher: Wiley

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The purpose of this guide is to give a quick introduction on how to use Maple. It primarily covers Maple 12, although most of the guide will work with earlier versions of Maple. Also, throughout this guide, we will be suggesting tips and diagnosing common problems that users are likely to encounter. This should make the learning process smoother.This guide is designed as a self-study tutorial to learn Maple. Our emphasis is on getting you quickly up to speed. This guide can also be used as a supplement (or reference) for students taking a mathematics (or science) course that requires use of Maple, such as Calculus, Multivariable Calculus, Advanced Calculus, Linear Algebra, Discrete Mathematics, Modeling, or Statistics.

Table of Contents

Running Maple
Maple Input Modes
Calculator Features
Variables and Functions
Computer Algebra
Working with Equations
Sets, Lists, and Sequences
Getting Help and Loading Packages
Making 2-D Pictures
Plotting Parametric Curves, Line Segments and Points
Polar and Implicit Plots
Limits and Derivatives
Series and Taylor Series
Analyzing Differential Equations
Making Graphs in Space
Level Curves and Level Surfaces
Partial Differentiation and Multiple Integration
Matrices and Vectors
Parametric Curves and Surfaces in Space
Vector Fields
Basic Statistics on a Data Sample
Curve Fitting
More about lists
Random Numbers and Simulation
Maple for Programmers
Quick Reference Guide
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