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    I am looking to get a calculator that can do symbolic integration and differentiation. E.g. If I put in the integral of (sin2x) it will give me -0.5cosx

    What is the best (preferably cheap!) calculator that can do this?

    Btw I know these are not allowed in UK exams..
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    No idea but what's the point.

    Outside your exam you could just use Wolfram Alpha.
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    Can't go wrong with the good old Casio in my opinion
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    (Original post by sabre2th1)
    I am looking to get a calculator that can do symbolic integration and differentiation. E.g. If I put in the integral of (sin2x) it will give me -0.5cosx

    What is the best (preferably cheap!) calculator that can do this?

    Btw I know these are not allowed in UK exams..
    Agree with Mr M, what would you actually want to achieve from this? (other than throwing ~£200 down the drain)
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    (Original post by sabre2th1)
    E.g. If I put in the integral of (sin2x) it will give me -0.5cos2x  + \mathcal{C}
    And
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    You can get Casio ones which will differentiate and integrate for you for about 15 quid.

    Edit: Just found it... http://www.amazon.co.uk/Casio-FX-991...4336888&sr=8-3 I think it does the job but I can't be too sure if it will do it with unknown values.
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    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
    And
    The calculator that produces his answer presumably would be cheaper than £200 ... ?
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    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
    And
    Me sir! Me sir! +C
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    (Original post by SpiggyTopes)
    Me sir! Me sir! +C
    Err ... no!
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    (Original post by SpiggyTopes)
    You can get Casio ones which will differentiate and integrate for you for about 15 quid.
    Not symbolically.
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    (Original post by SpiggyTopes)
    Me sir! Me sir! +C
    I was more referring to the fact that \displaystyle\int sin2x dx = -\frac{1}{2} cos2x + \mathcal{C} rather than -\frac{1}{2}cosx + \mathcal{C} but yes, I suppose the + C as well
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    (Original post by Mr M)
    Err ... no!
    Did I get the wrong end of the stick?
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    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
    I was more referring to the fact that \displaystyle\int sin2x dx = -\frac{1}{2} cos2x + \mathcal{C} rather than -\frac{1}{2}cosx + \mathcal{C} but yes, I suppose the + C as well
    I didn't even notice the missing 2! :mad:

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    (Original post by Mr M)
    The calculator that produces his answer presumably would be cheaper than £200 ... ?
    xD PRSOM
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    (Original post by SpiggyTopes)
    Did I get the wrong end of the stick?
    Yes - your point was valid too though!
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    (Original post by Mr M)
    No idea but what's the point.

    Outside your exam you could just use Wolfram Alpha.

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    Can't go wrong with the good old Casio in my opinion

    (Original post by Felix Felicis)
    Agree with Mr M, what would you actually want to achieve from this? (other than throwing ~£200 down the drain)

    Sorry for the late reply. The reason I want to buy one is because my college has given me a £100 bursary to spend on books (I was meant to get this payment in September) but I have already got all the books I need. So they said I can buy a calculator with the money.. Hence why I am asking for a good calculator to buy..
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    (Original post by sabre2th1)
    Sorry for the late reply. The reason I want to buy one is because my college has given me a £100 bursary to spend on books (I was meant to get this payment in September) but I have already got all the books I need. So they said I can buy a calculator with the money.. Hence why I am asking for a good calculator to buy..
    Could you buy software instead? Purchase a student copy of Autograph or some such?
 
 
 
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