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MATLAB Mathlab or Matlab or similar

  1. Sep 25, 2010 #1
    Hello!
    I have heard on occasions about Mathlab, or perhaps, Matlab, which can solve such things as matrices, etc.. Does anyone know where I can acquire this programme or one that is similar? Preferably a free one, but all recommendations are welcome.
    Many Thanks,
    Nobahar.
     
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  3. Sep 25, 2010 #2

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  4. Sep 25, 2010 #3
    Thanks for the quick response. Is it user-friendly? For example, is the matrix presented in matrix form in which I can enter the components, or is it simiar to wolfram-alpha, which is always a chore to use?
     
  5. Sep 25, 2010 #4

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    It's pretty easy to enter matrices. If you want to change the (i,j) entry of a matrix M, you just type M(i,j)=x. You can also set whole rows or columns based on vectors you've constructed already. The output is a bit of a pain to read when it's bigger than the screen but it's manageable
     
  6. Sep 25, 2010 #5
    Many thanks Office Shredder.
     
  7. Oct 1, 2010 #6
    Hello!
    How do you install it? I have downloaded the file, but there is not install icon. How did you download and install it?
    Any help appreciated!
     
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