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Re: [MATHEDU] Calculator (again?)
Posted:
Apr 25, 2000 6:58 PM


At 11:03 AM 0400 4/25/00, Ralph A. Raimi wrote: > > > But back to calclulators and software: Is it really possible >within reasonable amounts of time to use this technology to help in the >understanding of parametrizations, in time to get to Stokes and >divergences? I fear that multidimensional calculus is merely *hard*, or >at least more complicated than Chapters 11 and 12 of the typical calculus >books make out, and there is no easy way around it. > >++++++++++++++++++++++++++ >Our VectorCalculus&Mathematica courseware does use Mathematica to help in the >understanding of parametrizations, in time to get to Stokes and divergences. Check out the courseware by going to http://www.matheverywhere.com/mei/courseware/ Jerry
  Jerry Uhl juhl@ncsa.uiuc.edu Professor of Mathematics, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Member, Mathematical Sciences Education Board of National Research Council Calculus&Mathematica, Vector Calculus&Mathematica, DiffEq&Mathematica, Matrices,Geometry&Mathematica, NetMath
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