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Re: Can someone explain to me how to take derivatives and integrals with
Re: Can someone explain to me how to take derivatives and integrals with full steps?
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 03:16:00 -0800 (PST)
--- On Sun, 2/21/10, s3a <address@hidden> wrote:
> From: s3a <address@hidden>
> Subject: Can someone explain to me how to take derivatives and integrals with
> full steps?
> To: address@hidden
> Date: Sunday, February 21, 2010, 1:17 PM
> Can someone explain to me how to take derivatives and
> integrals with full
> steps like in Wolfram Alpha? The documentation is a little
> difficult for me.
> I know a decent chunk of Java if knowing a programming
> language is required
> to aid in the use of octave. By full steps, I mean showing
> the work.
> Any input would be greatly appreciated!
> Thanks in advance!
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Well, there is symbolic math package in octave-forge. I found it
somewhat tricky to use.
I personally prefer to use external (WRT 'octave') programs like 'maxima',
'FriCAC'. Both programs can output to stdout/file, so they can be
called from 'octave' using 'system' and their output can be used in