In Maple, suppose we would like to enter the function and we want to evaluate the function at .
The easiest way of entering a function at the click of a button is to use Maple's expression palette. Just open the Student Portal
(open attached file) and see the section " ... enter a function".
There is a second way of entering a function without using the expression palette. A few simple steps will show you how to achieve this:
- Make sure you're in math mode. Type , followed by a colon and an equal sign . The colon-equals notation assigns the content on the right-hand side to a variable name on the left-hand side. Illustration:
- Type . This is the name of the independent variable. To type the arrow, first type a minus sign [-], then the right angular bracket [>]. Maple automatically converts these characters to an arrow. Illustration:
- Type . Illustration:
- To evaluate at , enter and it should return 16.
Try entering the function
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