Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

MATH 3796 Symbolic Computation

Prerequisite: MATH 2254


This course is designed to introduce the student to symbolic computation in mathematics using the Computer Algebra Software (CAS) Maple. Topics include: Maple design theory; Maple conditional statements and loops, data structures, functions and procedures; solving problems in the areas of calculus, differential equations, linear algebra, number theory, and vector analysis; graphing two and three dimensional functions and vector fields; and, the RSA public key cryptographic system.

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