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ISBN-10: 0071591443

ISBN-13: 9780071591447

Edition: 2009

Authors: Jim Hoste

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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 12/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Jim Hoste, Ph.D. (Claremont, CA) is a Professor at Pitzer College, and a member of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute. He’s been an Associate Editor of the Journal of Knot Theory and Its Ramifications since 1991, and has authored dozens of research publications.

Getting Startedn++running Mathematica, different platforms, notebooks, cells,input-output, basic functions, exact versus numerical approximations. Find Out More. Quiz
2-D Graphingn++graphing functions, graphing several functions simultaneously, graphing options such as color etc., user-defined functions, parametric plots, scatter plots, animations. Find Out More. Quiz
Algebraic Expressionsn++working with algebraic expressions, polynomials, simplifying expressions, substitution, lists, tables
Calculusn++differentiation, integration, both exact and numerical. Lots of examples and lots of graphics. Find Out More. Quiz
Solving Equationsn++Using Solve and NSolve, systems of equations, root finding. Find Out More. Quiz
3-D Graphicsn++surfaces, level sets, parametric curves in space, knots, tube plots, animations. Find Out More. Quiz
Dynamical Systems--iteration, orbits, the family of logistic functions, chaos,fractals, drawing the Mandlebrot set
Possible Additional Chapters: Getting Organizedn++using notebooks effectively Solving
Differential Equations
Matrices and Linear Algebran++matrices, determinant, inverse, eigenvalues and eigenvectors
Lots of examples Probability and Monte Carlo Simulations Appendixn++Quiz Answers