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?

- source code is available, usually by simply typing “function??”
- http://wiki.sagemath.org/interact/diffeq