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# Possible Maple Commands Used in the Assignment

## COMMAND FUNCTION OF THE COMMAND

Pi Gives  (must have a capital P)
cos(x) cosine of x radians (argument must be in parentheses)
sin(x) sine of x radians (argument must be in parentheses)
exp(x) ex
n! n factorial
factor (expr); factors polynomials
expand ( expr); algebraically expand expression
solve (f(x)=0, x); symbolically solves equation for x
fsolve (f(x)=0, x); numeric solution of equation
evalf (expr); evaluate expression using decimals
plot(f(x), x = a .. b); graph f(x) on domain [a, b]
plot ( { f(x), g(x)}, x=a..b); graph f(x) and g(x) on the same domain [a, b]
sqrt(x) square root of x
with(plots); loads plots package do this every time you start Maple
implicitplot(f(x,y),x=a..b,y=c .. d) graphs relation f(x,y) = 0
polarplot(f(theta), theta=a..b) graphs a polar function on a polar axes
diff( expr, x) derivative of expression with respect to x
diff(f(x), x) derivative of f(x) with respect to x
int( f(x) , x) indefinite integral
int(f(x),x=a .. b) definite integral of f(x) from a to b
int(f(x),x=a .. infinity) improper definite integral of f(x) from a to infinity
convert(1/p(x), parfrac, x); expands into partial fractions
a:=n→evalf( f(n)) defines function a which takes n to f(n)
q:=seq([ n,a(n) ],n= 1..25) generates a sequence of ordered pairs from n= 1 to n=25
plot([q],n= 1 .. 25, 0 .. 1/2, style=point, symbol=circle)
plots the points generated above and uses circles to mark the points
limit(f(n), n=infinity) finds the limit of f(n) as n approaches infinity
sum(f(n), n=1..infinity) finds the sum of the expression f(n) from n = 1 to infinity
evalf(%) gives a decimal approximation of the previous answer
taylor(f(x), x=a, n) gives Taylor polynomial of order n-1 for f(x) about x=a
convert(taylor(f(x), x, n), polynom) converts the result of a Taylor command to a polynomial
Possible Mathematica Commands Used in the Assignment
COMMAND FUNCTION OF THE COMMAND
Pi Gives  (must have a capital P)
Cos[x] cosine of x radians (capital letter, argument must be in square brackets)
Sin[x] sine of x radians (capital letter, argument must be in square brackets)
Exp[x] ex (capital letter, argument must be in square brackets)
n! n factorial
Factor [polynomial] factors polynomials
Expand [expr] algebraically expand expression
Apart[rational expression] gives the partial fractions expansion
Solve [f(x)==0, x] symbolically solves equation for x
N[expression] evaluate expression using decimals
Plot[f(x), {x, a, b}] graph f(x) on domain [a, b]
Plot[ { f(x), g(x)}, {x, a, b}] graph f(x) and g(x) on the same domain [a, b]
Sqrt[x] square root of x
Log[x] gives the natural logarithm of x
Log[b, x] gives the logarithm base b of x
CountourPlot[f(x,y)==c, {x, a, b}, {y, c, d}] graphs relation f(x,y) = c over the given window
PolarpPot[f(), {, }] graphs a polar function on a polar axes
D[f(x), x] derivative of f(x) with respect to x
Integrate[ f(x) , x] indefinite integral
Integrate[ f(x) , {x, a, b}] definite integral of f(x) from a to b
Integrate[ f(x) , {x, a, Infinity] improper definite integral of f(x) from a to infinity
Table[f(n), {n, a, b}] generates a sequence f(n) from n = a to n = b
DiscretePlot[f(n), {n, a}] generates a plot of the values of f(n) where n runs from 1 to a
Limit[f(x), x->a] finds the limit of f(x) as x approaches a
Limit[f(x), x->Infinity] finds the limit of f(x) as x approaches infinity
Sum[f(n), {n, a, Infinity}] finds the sum of the expression f(n) from n = a to infinity
Series[f(x), {x, a, n}] gives Taylor polynomial of order n for f(x) about x=a
Normal[Series[f(x), {x, a, n}]] converts the result of a Series command to a polynomial