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Wolfram, Stephen, 1959 - The Mathematica book / Stephen Wolfram.  3rd ed. p.  cm. Rev. ed. of: Mathematica. 2nd ed. 1991. Includes index. ISBN 0-9650532-0-2 (alk. paper).  ISBN 0-9650532-1-0 (pbk.) ISBN 0-521-58889-8 (alk. paper).  ISBN 0-521-58888-X (pbk.) 1. Mathematica (Computer file) 2. MathematicsData processing. I. Wolfram, Stephen.  Mathematica.  II. Title. QA76.95.W65 1996 510 .285 53dc20 96-7218 CIPS0.0.11.3
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