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Mathematica for Mathematics Teachers: Notes from an Introductory Course

Ed Packel
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Publisher: Front Range Press
Copyright year: 1996
ISBN: 0963167847
Medium: Hardcover
Includes: Floppy disk
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Getting Started with Mathematica | Functions, Plotting, and Animation | Symbolic and Numeric Computation | Constructing Mathematica Notebooks | Lists, Vectors, Matrices, and Sets | 2 & 3-D Graphics with Applications to Multivariable Calculus | Applications to Differential Equations | The Basics of Mathematica Programming | Teaching with Mathematica | Some Issues and a Few Answers

A primer for using Mathematica to add a new dimension to the way mathematics is taught and learned. Focuses on basics: "front-end" use of Mathematica, basic commands and techniques necessary for effective use of Mathematica in undergraduate mathematics curricula, presentation of fundamental mathematical ideas in calculus, linear algebra, and differential equations, with a discussion on using Mathematica for class presentations and student laboratories.


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