**By:
M.S.Yatnatti: Editor**** and Video Journalist Bengaluru: Mathematicians are best user of softwares and this is a
list of open-source software to be used for high-order mathematical
calculations. Theses software have played an important role in the field of
mathematics. Open-source software in mathematics has become pivotal in
education because of the high cost of textbooks. Ever wondered that software
can teach you mathematics and so well? Gone are the days when we would seek
help from a tuition teacher or from any of the senior classmates to solve our mathematical
problems. Come this century and we have a host of math software that captured
the online space quite efficiently with their unique concept. These
applications not only solve your mathematical problems effortlessly but also
help you learn the subject deeper and better. Among the tons of Mathematics
Software available online there are many which are open source and free to
download on your computer. Even though free of cost, these programs are
excellent in solving your math problems. From algebra and geometry to graphs
and matrices, these software's let you learn mathematics in a much easier way.
That's not all, as you can learn to draw different types of geometrical shapes
and guides with complex math topics like calculus, vectors, statistics, linear
programming, probability and more, while these programs also help younger
children with basic math problems. MathBuntu:MathBuntu
is a script for installing a large collection of mathematics-related software
and textbooks for Ubuntu or Kubuntu
operating systems. Multipurpose mathematics softwareSuch software were
created with the original intent of providing a math platform that can
be compared to proprietary software such as MATLAB and MATHEMATICA.
They contain multiple other free
software and hence have more features than the rest of the software
mentioned. SageMath:SageMath
is designed partially as a free alternative to the general-purpose mathematics
products Maple and MATLAB. It can be
downloaded or used through a web site. SageMath comprises a variety of other
free packages, with a common interface and language. SageMath was initiated by William
Stein, of Harvard University in 2005 for his personal
project in Number Theory. It was originally known as ''HECKE and
Manin''. After a short while it was renamed SAGE, which stands for ''Software
of Algebra and Geometry Experimentation''. Sage 0.1 was released in 2005 and a
almost year later Sage 1.0 was released. It already consisted of Pari, GAP, Singular and MAXIMA
with an interface that rivals that of Mathematica.
A computer algebra system is a type of
software set that is used in manipulation of mathematical formulae. The principal
objective of a computer algebra system is to systematize monotonous and sometimes
problematic algebraic manipulation tasks. The primary
difference between a computer algebra system and a traditional calculator
is the ability to deal with equations symbolically rather than numerically. The
precise uses and capabilities of these systems differ greatly from one system
to another, yet their purpose remains the same: manipulation of symbolic equations. Computer algebra system
often include facilities for graphing equations and provide a programming language for the users' own procedures.**