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Software related to the vast area of knowledge of mathematics, e.g. calculating, analysis, geometry, etc.

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Math equations software for 3D plotting

Is there a GUI based software that I can use to plot functions in 3D under Linux? Something with no frills but numerically correct, for example the "grapher" application under Mac OS is handy, but is ...
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Free alternative to step-by-step-solution feature of Wolfram|Alpha Pro?

Are there any free online and/or offline alternatives to the step-by-step-solution feature of Wolfram|Alpha Pro? This feature is able to display step-by-step-solutions of a wide variety of algebra ...
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Free alternatives to Matlab that run on Linux?

I recently joined the folks using Linux. As a result, I'm trying to replace as much of the propriety applications as I can, with free — and if possible open-source — alternatives. Since I need a ...
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Real time interactive whiteboard for tutoring math

I ran this for a month on Math Educators, with no good answers. I'm now reposting here. I'm looking for a web app for tutoring math remotely to high school and junior high kids that ideally has the ...
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Free mobile alternative to step-by-step-solution feature of Wolfram Alpha Pro?

Are there any free online and/or offline alternatives to the step-by-step-solution feature of Wolfram Alpha Pro that can be used on Mobile phone? This feature is able to display step-by-step-...
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Software to make math substitution animations

I'd like to make some animations for a presentation showing math function-like substitutions. For example, given f(x) = x + x and f(2) the animation would show starting with both, then 2 being ...
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Reverse graph visualization

Graph visualizers, such as Graphviz, can take a formal representation of the nodes and edges of a graph and produce an image from them. What's a program or programming library that can do the reverse; ...
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Software that can calculate PI to at least a thousand digits

I'm looking for software that can calculate pi (π). I would like the software to meet these requirements, Simple as possible, something that just writes pi to either a text file or the command ...
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Polyhedron visualisation

Is there a software that can create a 3D visualization of a polyhedron, based on inequations that define its delimiting planes, of the form A_1 x < b_1 A_2 x < b_2 A_3 x < b_3 Here an ...
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Private local wiki for structured math journal?

I want to setup a private wiki to keep a structured journal with mathematical notes. It should be as simple as possible. Here are the requirements: Simple. As simple as possible. Support math. ...
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Software for mathematical shapes

I try to find a software or web app which are suitable for mathematical shapes design. I have tried Geogebra Cabri II sketchpad but all of them have low quality results comparing them with the ...
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Dense Linear Algebra C/C++ library for distributed computing

My goal is to invert a large dense matrix in a distributed environment. I would like a library which would be "easily" integrated in a C++ application, thus it would be ideal that the library has a C/...
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