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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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First off how do you declare a function in maxima?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I don't even know where to type up my code let alone declare a function. I will try searching it up. I will let you know as soon as I do.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have maxima inside of Geogebra, I will check for a way.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Here's the link:A maxima tutorial

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Page seems dead.

Here is how you declare a simple function in maxima:

f(n):=n!

f(5) returns 120

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I thought you didn't know. Anyway,thanks for trying to make it clear.

Are you sure that n! is how Maxima uses factorial?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, it is working on this maxima.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I think I understand a little about Maxima programming,but I am still not sure.

What is the first command of your function?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I do not know yet, what that command does. I am going to eat so I will see you tomorrow.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Which command?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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pslq[l_,dig_]:=Module[{a},

a=IdentityMatrix[Length[l]];

a=Append[a,10^dig*N[l,dig]];

a=Transpose[a];

a=Rationalize[a,10^-dig];

a=LatticeReduce[a];

Take[a,All,{1,Length[l]}]

];

Oh, that one is easy. You need to find a maxima command that makes an identity matrix for a size n.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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What is the second one?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I am not sure yet, I will have to check to see what it does exactly. It was many years ago that I wrote that function.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Ok,you can tell me what it is tomorrow.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Okay, see you later, have a good night.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Thank you! Same goes for you and please try to sleep six full hours for once.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have not slept yet. Obviously neither have you.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Yes,I have. Whole two hours!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Do you not have school tomorrow?

The second instruction appends to the identity matrix the input vector times by 10^digits in floting point.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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No,I told you we are on a spring break.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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How long do you have left?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Till next Monday.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Nice vacation!

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Yup. It started on last Saturday.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That still does not mean that you ignore your health by not sleeping.

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