Tour sagemath.org

  • Sage is..
    • Who knows what python is?
    • written python?
  • Mission

Outline

  • Sage intro
  • Look at some pretty graphics
  • Solve some undergraduate physics problems
  • Questions

Some time with the interface

  • notebook interface
  • autocomplete

calculation and symbolic algebra (ti-89 capabilities)

  • basic algebra
  • find roots
    • 1.40
  • differentiation

plotting

mathematical objects support latex(), plot() methods, and plots can be combined with “+”

  • function plot
    • plot first 5 _ polynomials
  • vector field
  • density plot
  • contour plot

Interested in numerical computing?