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## #26 2012-11-01 08:16:29

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

Hi;

It is more useful to define it 0^0 = 1. The argument for this began with Euler who first said it. Here are a couple of more mathematicians:

Graham Knuth Patashnik wrote:

From Concrete Mathematics p.162 (R. Graham, D. Knuth, O. Patashnik):

Some textbooks leave the quantity 0^0 undefined, because the functions 0^x and x^0 have different limiting values when x decreases to 0. But this is a mistake. We must define x^0=1 for all x , if the binomial theorem is to be valid when x=0 , y=0 , and/or x=-y . The theorem is too important to be arbitrarily restricted! By contrast, the function 0^x is quite unimportant.

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## #27 2012-11-01 14:32:00

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

rapidcalculator.com

Hi guys,

We added some cool new functions:

1) We added the ability to do summations (as suggested by anonimnystefy). For example, to do the sum

you would do the command: poly_x[evalsum{x^2*y+z,x,1,14}] . The result of the summation will be in terms of
and

2) We added the ability to solve equations. This equation solving function is an exact solver. For example, to solve the equatoin

where
is the unknown, you would use the command poly_x[eqsolve(x^2+a*x+(b-3*c),x)]. Our solver will return the answer as
and
which are exact.

To do list:
1) Multiprecision (suggested by bobbym)
2) Coefficients (suggested by anonimnystefy)
3) Plotting for all variables (suggested by anonimnystefy）
4) Error message change (suggested by anonimnystefy)

Thanks again!

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## #28 2012-11-01 15:36:27

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

Hi;

Very nice capability. How did you get MathJax integrated into your page?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #29 2012-11-01 17:08:55

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

hi bobbym,

we just followed the instructions on their webpage...

Thanks for trying our website!!!

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## #30 2012-11-01 19:25:26

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

Hi;

You are welcome.

Okay, thanks. I will look at their site.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #31 2012-11-02 00:46:12

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

Amazing online calculator.

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## #32 2012-11-02 06:48:40

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

Hi Shivamcoder3013,

Thanks for trying!

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## #33 2012-11-02 12:51:11

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

No problem. It is the first online advanced calculator that I plan on being attune using that (other then when I have access to my 89 titanium or nspire).

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## #34 2012-11-02 13:12:02

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

Yup! We will be adding more features so stay tuned!

We also try to keep usage as intuitive as possible. Much of the usage patterns are actually very similar to TI-89 or softwares like MATLAB, Mathematica, Maple. The nesting of operations and command interpretation is the same, so hopefully you get used to it fast! Moreover, some heavy operations not possible on graphing calculators will be possible on this platform due to more processing power available.

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## #35 2012-11-02 13:13:02

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

0^0=1? Is this a glitch?

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## #36 2012-11-02 13:14:11

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

No it is not a glitch. 0^0 is indeterminate, but for most purposes any to the power of 0 is defined to be 1 so that is what we adopted as well.

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## #37 2012-11-02 13:15:25

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

Ah. Can you solve for x with it? Also, perhaps you should add a graphical interface. By the way, if you need some help coding it, feel free to ask.

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## #38 2012-11-02 13:16:37

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

what do you mean solve for

with it? btw thanks again.

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## #39 2012-11-02 13:17:26

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

Limits and random numbers would be nice to have as well...

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## #40 2012-11-02 13:18:02

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

I meant a CAS interface. Lets say you type x+2=3. Solve for x.

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## #41 2012-11-02 13:18:09

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and yup definitely, if we need help with coding we will definitely look around here

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## #42 2012-11-02 13:19:55

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

yes...just do poly_x[eqsolve(x+2-3,x)]

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## #43 2012-11-02 13:20:36

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

I think you should stick with 0^0 =1 . Four mathematicians and Euler define it that way.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #44 2012-11-02 13:20:41

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

Sure. I am quite proficient in PHP and JS, so I might be able to help. Also, I have coded a few online calcs myself.

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## #45 2012-11-02 13:21:29

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

hi anonimnystefy,

yea we will put that on our list as well....

thanks!

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## #46 2012-11-02 13:22:35

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

hi bobbym,

yea, we were about to hardcode it to indeterminate, but then realize most books actually use 1 for it haha so that is what we default to...

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## #47 2012-11-02 13:23:43

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

And yes, you should add limits.

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## #48 2012-11-02 13:24:35

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

You are welcome. And thank you for putting your effort into this. I am sure it will be astonishing.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #49 2012-11-02 13:25:46

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

Without it defined like that the binomial theorem would have problems.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #50 2012-11-02 13:27:02

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### Re: A powerful mobile math computing platform/web tool

Which 4 mathematicians?

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