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1 Getting Started
Don't worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Mathematics touches us every day—from the simple chore of calculating the total cost of our purchases to the complex calculations used to construct the bridges we travel.
To harness the power of mathematics, Maplesoft provides a tool in an accessible and complete form. That tool is Maple.
1.1 In This Chapter
Introduction to Maple - The main features of Maple's Standard Interface
Starting the Standard Document Interface
Entering commands and mathematical expressions
Copy and drag keys
Saving Maple documents
Entering Expressions - Methods of entering expressions in 1-D and 2-D Math