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Open source math software for Mac OS X

  1. Nov 25, 2012 #1
    Is there an open source math software for Mac OS X which is equivalent to Mathematica?
    I intend to use it for vector geometry problems (drawing planes, lines in 3-D space).
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  3. Nov 25, 2012 #2

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    There's Maxima, which is close in some respects. It doesn't quite have the power of Mathematica, and the user interface isn't anything close to that of Mathematica's.
  4. Nov 25, 2012 #3


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    There's a Unix-based open source program called Sage which has a lot of Mathematica's functions. Since it's Unix-based, it should run on the Mac.
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