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Fwd: Mathematica for Macintosh questions.

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  • Subject: [mg45637] Fwd: Mathematica for Macintosh questions.
  • From: Yasvir Tesiram <yat at>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 19:57:26 -0500 (EST)
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 Contact Wolfram to see where you stand with what's on the computer you 
 Mathematica is for all levels. There is of course a learning curve. 
 But don't despair, because you can always contact the group and I am 
 sure you will get help from all sorts of people from all over the 

 Best of luck

> On Jan 16, 2004, at 5:05 AM, Rachel wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I recently purchased a used Macintosh G4 which came with
>> Mathematica. I am a college student, and one of the classes I'm
>> taking this symester is Prepatory Mathematics. Next symester I'll
>> be taking College Algebra.
>> What I'm wondering is: is Mathematica a suitable program for
>> these rather low-level courses, or is it much too advanced? I
>> *really* want to absorb Algebra, but I'm simply not sure if this
>> is the right tool for the stage I'm at. My professor recommended
>> the website, but unfortunately it
>> appears to be Windows-only.
>> Also, how does the licensing work? Will I have to contact the
>> person I purchased the computer from, or will I have to
>> re-register? I know there is a student discount available, but I
>> don't know if I'd have to buy that or not.
>> Sorry for the neophyte questions, hopefully someone can help.
>> Thanks!

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