Tag: solving interface

Defining Problems, Documenting Processes, and Verifying Ideas

A few months ago I wrote about the ABET accreditation process and how Mathcad can support accreditation without requiring any real effort on the part of the institution involved.  This post is a follow-up that was prompted by several conversations I’ve had lately about communication skills. The professors I have been talking to are pointing to a trend where students …

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Solving Interface in Mathcad

I was reading this post and realized that Mathcad comes pretty close. The UI may not be exactly what alchemyst had in mind, but the idea is there: expressing a set of equations in natural math notation and solving for any subset of variables. Here is a simple example. Let’s say we want to solve the quadratic equation: a*x^2+b*x+c=0. This …

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