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Japanese and Chinese language editions are also available. "This book is a much-needed complement to existing support material for Mathematica in particular, and Wolfram technologies in general. It puts to rest, once and for all, the frequently heard claim that Mathematica is difficult and not accessible to the school and college levels of our computational universe." —FRED SZABO at Concordia University in Montreal, author of Actuaries' Survival Guide
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For more than 25 years, Mathematica has been the principal computation environment for millions of innovators, educators, students and others around the world. This book is an introduction to Mathematica. The goal is to provide a hands-on experience introducing the breadth of Mathematica, with a focus on ease of use.
Readers get detailed instruction with examples for interactive learning and end-of-chapter exercises. Each chapter also contains authors' tips from their combined 50+ years of Mathematica use.