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12/06/12 7:15pm

> Should there be space between {...}, and psi?

doesn't matter


>Should I write Expand[5 t] or Expand[5t]?

doesn't matter. Putting the number first is unambiguously multiplication.


> What is /.?

shorthand for the ReplaceAll function.
The arrow a little to the right is shorthand for the Rule function.
These are very common and useful in Mathematica programming.

Places to start learning Mathematica syntax:

http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/tutorial/GettingUsedToMathematica.html

http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/tutorial/GettingStartedOverview.html


I am pleased you are interested in the quintic pages. That was a big deal when it came out.


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