Getting started with Maple
Introductory, general and miscellaneous worksheets:
The following Maple worksheets can be downloaded.
They are all compatible with Classic Worksheet Maple 10.
Maple Basics - basics.mws
- Exact numerical calculations: *, ^ , ifactor and sqrt.
- Floating point arithmetic with Maple and assignment: evalf, :=, Digits.
- Plotting graphs: plot, seq.
- Expressions and functions ->, eval.
- Solving equations: solve and factor.
- Sample graphs.
- Differentiation and integration: diff, int, Diff, Int.
- Some algebraic manipulations: expand, normal, simplify.
- The limit of sequence and the limit of a function: limit, Limit.
- The sum of a series: sum, Sum.
- Maple is just a tool
The next worksheet is adapted from worksheets designed by the Mathematics Department at Seattle Central Community College. The original worksheets can be downloaded from the Maple website: Maple Tutorial
Maple essentials tutorial - tutorial.mws
- Introduction to the tutorial.
- Section 1: Numerical calculations.
- section 2: Algebraic calculations.
- Section 3: Plotting graphs.
- Section 4: Solving equations.
- Section 5: Defining and evaluating functions.
- Section 6: More on graphing.
- Notes on the Maple interface.
- Quick reference for Maple commands.
- Practice problems
The next worksheet is adapted from a worksheet by A. Kluge, The University of Texas at Austin http://www-math.cc.utexas.edu/math/Maple
Getting started with Maple - start.mws
- Launching Maple
- Loading and saving worksheets
- How to use this worksheet
- Simple uses of Maple
- Defining functions
- Maple plots
- Getting help
- Differentiation and integration
- Solving equations
- Matrices and linear equations
- Closing thoughts
- Glossary of Maple symbols
The next two worksheets are based on worksheets by Carl Eberhart, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Kentucky http://www.ms.uky.edu/~carl
What is Maple? - whatis.mws
- Four Properties of Maple.
- The Worksheet: A handy place to solve problems.
- Get to know the language.
A short introduction to the Maple language - intro.mws
- Expressions, names, statements, and assignments
- Built-in Maple functions and composition of functions
- Using Maple as a fancy graphing calculator
- Data types: expression sequences, lists, sets, arrays, tables
- Maple control statements
- A brief vocabulary of Maple words
- Trouble shooting notes
Programming in Maple . . first steps - prog.mws
- Automating commands
- Factorials . . an example of a Maple procedure
- Fibonnacci numbers
- Conversion to binary
- Plotting graphs of several functions
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