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Best Math books or apps for adults to learn math from the beginning

I lost a possible job because I didn't know how to multiply and subtract negative valued integers. I also don't know how fraction manipulation works. What reference books can I read that can help for ...
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Free online mathematical software

What are the best free user-friendly alternatives to Mathematica and Maple available online? I used Magma online calculator a few times for computational algebra issues, and was very much satisfied, ...
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11answers
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A list of books for discovering mathematics using computer software

I'm searching for books that allow one to discover/experiment with mathematics by using computer environments such as Mathematica/Magma/Magma/Pari-GP, etc. Until now, I discovered these: ...
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What are some good iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad Apps for mathematicians?

There are lots of good apps for teaching mathematics to children but I would like to learn about apps for undergraduate/graduate/research levels. Helper questions Any algebra system (like ...
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Software to draw links or knots

I am looking for software that can aid me in drawing knots and links. There are of course (examples) knotplotters all over the web, but they can only draw specific knots. What I am looking for is the ...
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3answers
456 views

Topology software

I've been studying topology lately and my teacher showed us some animations which were very very pretty. I'm interested in a freeware (possibly open-source) software that can deal with surfaces, I'm ...
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21answers
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Software for drawing geometry diagrams

What software do you use to accurately draw geometry diagrams?
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5answers
457 views

Visualising functions from complex numbers to complex numbers

I think that complex analysis is hard because graphs of even basic functions are 4 dimensional. Does anyone have any good visual representations of basic complex functions or know of any tools for ...
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Can you recommend a decent online or software calculator?

I'm looking for an online or software calculator that can show me the history of items I typed in, much like an expensive Ti calculator. Can you recommend any?