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Macsyma is a powerful mathematical software package, while remaining ease of use. It contains facilities for algebra, linear algebra, calculus, numerical analysis, on-line help system, versatile graphics, and system utilities. Macsyma includes 1,300 executable demonstrations easily accessible at many points in the help system. Also hypertext descriptions of 2,900 topics, a browser with 900 topics and commands, and 900 type-in command templates.

Recent mathematical improvements include enhanced speed in solving linear and algebraic equations, stochastic mathematics, better evaluation of special functions, and enhanced tensor analysis. It is smarter about using the algebraic signs of expressions to simplify results.

Current Version:   422 (2.4 on Windows)

License Type:   Commercial

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Unix (including Linux), Windows

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