Your First Mathematica Calculations
See the ``Tour of Mathematica'' in the Help Browser or in The Mathematica Book for a quick look at some of Mathematica's capabilities.
Type the input 9.7^200 and press .
Here is the result.
Here is an example from algebra.
Some Mathematica conventions
Integrate is one of Mathematica's several thousand built-in functions.
Plot3D produces a three-dimensional plot.
Graphics appear directly in your notebook.
section of the
has lots of examples to try. Click once the triangle to view the examples.
T I P S Variables may also be Greek letters or other mathematical symbols. See Creating Palettes.
Press +. to abort a calculation.
For More Information The Mathematica Book: Part 1: A Practical Introduction to Mathematica in the Help Browser.