The Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Maple

Joseph D. Fehribach
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA 01609

What follows is not a how-to page for Maple, nor is it a list of the short-comings in Maple. Rather it is a list of several key issues which many beginning Maple users are not sufficiently aware. In my view, most of the frustrations of new users result from misunderstanding something on this list.

If anyone has nominations for other entries or if you disagree with any of my list, please send comments to Joseph D. Fehribach ( Many thanks to Bill Farr, Nathan Gibson, Glenn Ledder, Alan Struthers, Doug Meade and Monica Brodzik for their comments and pointers.

For more information on Maple, try Introduction to Maple by William W. Farr.

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Last Updated: Monday, 12 February 2007
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