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Best Free Computer algebra system, like mathematica but free

  1. Dec 2, 2006 #1
    What are your favorites?
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  3. Dec 2, 2006 #2


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    Maxima, followed by Octave.

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  4. Dec 3, 2006 #3

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    Definitely Octave
  5. Feb 7, 2010 #4
    You should tryout sage: http://www.sagemath.org/

    It includes Maxima (and optionally Octave), and lots of other mathematics free software. It is definitely the best free software CAS (and it's got a great community).
  6. Nov 7, 2010 #5
  7. Nov 10, 2010 #6


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    I use SciLab, which like Octave, is nothing more than a MATLAB clone.
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