### MATLAB

MATLAB is a numerical computing environment and programming language. Maintained by The MathWorks, MATLAB allows easy matrix manipulation, plotting of functions and...

- Mathematica is mainly a CAS (symbolic maths), but MATLAB is more for numeric analysis
- Both are comprehensive mathematics solutions, and have very similar features, as well as even both being commercial.

## Closed source mathematics

The main problem with mathematica is that it is not open-source. Ask the software for results and you'll get some, but don't ask how can you arrive to that...

User7501334 on Mathematica

## Good app but...

The biggest problem with Mathematica, is that it's not an open source app. I don't mean it's a problem for the money that it needs to buy it, but if you want...

NightHeron on Mathematica