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Mathamatics or MathCad

  1. Feb 28, 2005 #1
    Of of these fine programs are avaible to me via my school. I'm looking for a the better program. Fromw hat i see I think mathamatic is better, but i wanted to get some imputs in here.

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  3. Mar 1, 2005 #2


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    You got any specific areas of interest etc. in mind ? If you're looking for a more extensive & professional package mathematica is the choice, however, if you want an easier interface and so forth mathcad might be it. If you can see in the long run a lot of work ahead where you need serious math software, mathematica would be the way to go.
  4. Mar 1, 2005 #3


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    Maple and Matlab are valid and serious options as well...


    EDIT:This is more of a general rule.If your school doesn't have them,it's their policy.Probably money related.
    Last edited: Mar 1, 2005
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