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Unformatted text preview: Maple Project: Introduction to Maple Name Maple Project: Introduction to Maple Name Maple Project: Introduction to Maple Name Purpose To begin to learn about Maple as a mathematical tool for linear algebra and Maples online help system. Prerequisites Elementary Algebra Maple commands used help and ? Notes : It often helps to do computer work with a partner. Help each other locate and fix typographical errors, discuss Maples response, and ask and answer each other questions. If further experi- ments are needed before answering the questions, feel free to do so. 1. (a) Start Maple, then for each of the following expressions, enter the expression in a separate input region, execute it (by pressing the Enter key), and record Maples response to your command. If the response is too long, you may summarize Maples response. Be sure your description contains enough information for you to understand the result when you look at these answers later in the course. 3 * 4; 3 * x; a * b ^ 2; (a * b) ^ 2; (b) Explain the different results for a * b ^ 2; and (a * b) ^2; ....
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