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Mathematics Portfolio Tips and Queries

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Just found a really useful program that I thought was worth sharing, but it's called Mathics. They call themselves a "free version of mathematica" and it works pretty well for graphing functions. Syntax isn't exactly intuitive at first, but there's a pdf documentation which covers the basics to get started.

More people would see this if it were posted elsewhere, but that's up to you :) Thank you for the program though!!! I can't figure out how to use it yet... but i'll do so eventually (hopefully).

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More people would see this if it were posted elsewhere, but that's up to you :) Thank you for the program though!!! I can't figure out how to use it yet... but i'll do so eventually (hopefully).

I suppose that's true. After working with it for a few hours however, I've noticed the graphing function is rather... buggy. It seems to be able to draw the curves correctly, but it seems to consistently get the positioning wrong, with the wrong axis and such. I would make a dedicated thread for it, but I'm not too sure if it's worth it since there's a number of issues.

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Wow... this is very helpful; I am currently working on Type I and it's due tomorrow >.>; And my teacher kept saying that she really can't explain anything and to just follow the instructions on the sheet >.> Thanks!

please like share more and more question i will told u my topic then u share .........

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why do you want to use "we"? sounds like you had some secret friends who helped you do the portfolio.

In academic math writing/papers, everyone uses "we," I think it's considered more polite to include your reader in the discussion.

The use of third person in math is unprofessional and sounds like you are a soulless liberal-arts major. ;)

Just by grabbing the random books on my desk right now and flipping to random pages:

  • From a random page of Coxeter's ​Geometry Revisited: "We shall denote the interior angles at E and F simply by E and F."
  • From a random page of Yaglom's Geometric Transformations: "Thus, if we know the segments AB and A'B', then we can construct..."

(We are thus led also to a definition of "time" in physics.Albert Einstein, from here.)

Also, if you have the time, do try and learn LaTeX; its far superior to Microsoft Word (whose equation typesetting system is awful) and is the typesetting program used by virtually all professional mathematicians (not to mention scientists and linguists).

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Quick question for anyone here; I've finished the IB, but my cousin is about to start it. Am I allowed to show him my IA for reference? Like those examples we got before doing ours?

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