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BOOK ADVERTISEMENT: Experiments in Undergraduate Mathematics

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  • Subject: [mg4933] BOOK ADVERTISEMENT: Experiments in Undergraduate Mathematics
  • From: Dr Phillip Kent <p.kent at ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Oct 1996 00:18:00 -0400
  • Organization: Imperial College
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

BOOK ADVERTISEMENT: Experiments in Undergraduate Mathematics

The book "Experiments in Undergraduate Mathematics: A
Mathematica-based Approach" has just been published by Imperial
College Press.

The book covers the mathematical topics studied, in Britain, in
secondary school and first year of university. In North American
terms, it is suitable for freshman calculus. No previous
experience with Mathematica is assumed.

Contents:

* Getting Started with Mathematica
* Functions & Graphs
* Trigonometry
* Sequences
* Calculus - Differentiation, Integration, Series
* Vectors and Matrices
* Complex Numbers

The book uses specially-written Mathematica functions. These may
be freely downloaded from
   http://metric.ma.ic.ac.uk/packages/book
and also by gopher or anonymous ftp to metric.ma.ic.ac.uk in directory
   pub/packages/book

For full details go to:
   http://metric.ma.ic.ac.uk/book/

Or e-mail me for further information.

----------------------------------+----------------------------
 Dr Phillip Kent                  | tel: +44 (0)171 594 8503  
 The METRIC Project               | fax: +44 (0)171 594 8517
 Mathematics Department           | 
 Imperial College                 | p.kent at ic.ac.uk 
 London SW7 2BZ, U.K.             | http://metric.ma.ic.ac.uk/
----------------------------------+----------------------------
        BUY THE BOOK - http://metric.ma.ic.ac.uk/book/


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