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Assignment,
definition (:) Global definition Evaluate
Numerically (=)
Evaluate
Symbolically
(Ctrl .)
Boolean
equal,
relational
equal
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function 7 The Mathcad Prime Symbolic Operators
differentiate
Integrate
Evaluate
Numerically (=) Boolean
equal, ES 2 Computing in Engineering Evaluate
Symbolically
(Ctrl .) Global definition 8 The Mathcad Prime Symbolic Keywords ES 2 Computing in Engineering 9 Symbolic Evaluation
Equations are evaluated without numerical values for all
variables
Two ways to evaluate an expression symbolically
Symbolic equal sign Ctrl . LIVE RESULTS Commands from the Symbolic menu. STATIC RESULTS Live results are updated with changes to parameters
of a symbolically solved equations.
Static results are not affected by changes to other
equations or assigned values.
g (s) 3 27s (3 s) (5 s) 2 2 2 s (2 1) 5s 5s 2s 2 3 27 s (s 3) (s 5) 2 STATIC RESULTS ES 2 Computing in Engineering 10 Symbolic Evaluation
Equations evaluated symbolically will retain fractions and pi 2
3 3
4 2
3 3
4 1
2
0.5 4
5 4
5
3 tan
3 tan ES 2 Computing in Engineering 5
6 5
6 9
9 6
7 6
7 7
8 7
8 2 7
8 3.34175 3 tan 83 '
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2014 for the course ES 3 taught by Professor A during the Spring '08 term at Tufts.
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