Using MATLAB in Calculus

Department of Mathematics, CSI

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Welcome to the MATLAB tutorial.

The intentions of this tutorial are:

  • Be a guide to using MATLAB as a tool to study Calculus.
  • Provide a quick way to get answers to MATLAB questions.
  • Provide a collection of examples for your study of calculus and other math courses.
  • Provide an archive of functions or m-files for your use.
  • Be used as a starting point for web searches about MATLAB and mathematics. See the section on Resources .
To use this tutorial you can:

  • This tutorial is intended to be read on-line. This allows you to use the hypertext structure to move around the document with ease. You just point your mouse on a link and away you go. Use the back button on your browser to return to the previous screen. To orient yourself, there is a contents page and an index page .
  • The contents page lists an outline of the tutorial. This is broken down by sections and subsections. This is useful if you know your topic and want to get there immediately.
  • The index allows you to find references to a topic.
As well, you can ask questions and post answers on the MATLAB hypernews web site. This is a common area for students and faculty to discuss the use of MATLAB.

This document was translated from LATEX by HEVEA and HACHA.