By Ron Avitzur
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Equation Calculator is a scientific calculator which does symbolic and algebraic manipulation, algebra and calculus as well as numeric computation. You can define variables and functions, evaluate symbolic derivatives, numeric integrals and matrix operations.
What's New in Version 1.1
Users can type text comments in documents.
Helped my daughter with math.
I’m pretty sure that this application was not created as a tool to show 4th graders how equations work.
My daughter seems to have inherited my tendency to either understand math concepts completely or not at all.
Due to the fact that it supports dragging numbers and variables from one side of the “=“ in equations, I was able to visually show my daughter how the properties of equalities work. The drag and drop nature of this and the seamless way that the app does this was tremendously useful in helping her to understand the “mechanics” of simple linear equations. I discovered after buying the program that when both sides of a simple linear equation can be known to be “true”, like “4 + 3 = 7”, the program will display the word “true” in the margin. This was a VERY nice surprise.
What I’d actually wanted was "Touch Algebra” (which is designed for this), but the developer of that app didn’t bother to make it available for MacOS. I don’t have or want an iPad and trying to use the 4.7" screen on my cell phone for this would have been extremely frustrating. This app allowed me to use the 42” TV connected to my mac mini, which worked wonderfully.
(To the developer) Thank you. It’s been more stressful trying to help my daughter with math homework than I remember it being to learn it in the first place. Your software has really helped me.
Seems like I wasted my money
Maybe it’s me but I couldn’t get it to even solve a simple equation…..-5(y+6)+3y=12… The help section was worthless to me…didn’t even show how to just write a simple equation and solve….either that or the app wasn’t working…I tried calculate, simplify, isolate term etc…nothing happened…I tried entering the equation in quotaions marks etc…read thru all the directions…nothing!!! just wasted an hour I could have been studying…and $10 …I think there should be a way to get a refund on bogus apps…I’ve found that calculators are much more dificult to understand than math itself…lol And it seems like there’s no common or universal ways to use them…now if the author of this app would like to respond and give me a simple set of instructions to solve a simple equation…I would be all ears…I’m also using a brand spanking new MAC so maybe this app isn’t updated to run with the latest OS…who knows?! Nothing can be simple
Could improve more
This is a good app, I used to use Mathcad on Window, but when I switch to Mac, I find here really can not find any samiler software like Mathcad.
However, I found this one. Easy to use and clearly and friendly UI design. I can say, this software worth $10!!!
But, here still something could improve, hope developer could improve this.
the output file is not vector PDF file, only the text part is vector file, but variable part are not. Most of time, I need vector PDF file for latex, that maybe better if output file could be a vector file.
I think our team could improve more. However, back to what I said, this is a good app. Worth to buy it !!!
- Category: Education
- Updated: Oct 12, 2011
- Version: 1.1
- Size: 1.0 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Ron Avitzur
- © 2011 Pacific Tech
Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later