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  • fxSolver

    Online math solver, equation editor and database, graphing calculator and science/engineering problem helper.

    • Because of its huge equation library and editor, it is a great alternative for solving problems fast or as a math notebook for engineers. The desktop version is far better than the mobile one though. shantimer6 days ago • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Symbolab Math Solver

    Symbolab: equation search and math solver - solves algebra, trigonometry and calculus problems step by step

    • it solves calculus problems step by step, while the other alternatives don´t have the feature Guest • Apr 2017 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Insect

    High precision scientific calculator with full support for physical units (web and terminal versions).

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Self-Hosted

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  • Calculator

    Calculator provides simple and advanced mathematical functions in a beautifully designed app.

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  • Gnome calculator

    Calculator for the GNOME Desktop Environment, formerly known as gcalc (and gcalctool CLI).

    Free Open Source Linux GNOME

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  • Cymath

    Enter your math problem, and let Cymath solve it for you step-by-step! For high school students, Cymath covers topics in algebra such as: - equation solving -...

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  • GNU Units

    The Units program converts quantities expressed in various scales to their equivalents in other scales. The units program can handle multiplicative scale changes as well...

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  • SymPy Gamma

    SymPy Gamma is a simple web application that executes and displays the results of SymPy expressions as well as additional related computations in a fashion similar to...

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  • Evi

    Evi is a new digital assistant who is here to help with your everyday needs. Need to know where the nearest place to buy milk? She can help. Going out for dinner, but...

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    • Discontinued Amazon discontinued the Evi assistant, integrating her features into Alexa.
  • Grapher

    With Grapher, you can graph equations and data sets and visualize the results on your Mac in real time. Grapher displays algebraic relations, both implicit and explicit...

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  • Physics-AST

    Physics-AST is a physics problem solver that helps high school students to solve physics problem and learn physics better from the process. It is a smart alternative for...

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  • Omni Calculator

    Omni Calculator is a web/mobile calculator that solves concrete problems such as mortgage payment, gross margin, body mass index, break-even point, etc. It's very...

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  • Ruvenss Calculator

    Simple yet very effective calculator with print capabilities and log registration.

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Oh great, nagware

Comment by endolith
about Wolfram Alpha · Jul 2012 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful Report as spam

This is very convenient for doing electrical engineering questions with automatic unit conversion, but the nags they added to sell Pro are really annoying. $50 per year for software that doesn't understand me 50% of the time? Meh. For a lot of the things I use this for, I could use Qalculate or GNU Units instead, they're just not as pretty. I'll stick with the free site.

[Edited by endolith, May 03]

In fact, it seems to have gotten a lot stupider lately. Queries that used to work fine don't anymore, and often it will not give me any results, and I'll have to enter the same thing again multiple times to get it to work.

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5 stars

Comment by stephanieriggs
about Wolfram Alpha · Jan 2017 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

I was first introduced to Wolfram Alpha via Wolfram's Mathematica Program. Its app for mobile devices has the full functionality of Mathematica behind it. And that's not something many other similar programs can brag about. All in all, this is definite one of the best programs on the market. And now doing my Math homework is much more easier and I have no need to look for online homework service or whatever else.

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Comment by peterstaack
about Wolfram Alpha · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

I regularly use this for all sorts of mathematics, from the complex to the basics (particularly when my brain has clocked out early).

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Comment by Vii
about Wolfram Alpha · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

I love this. I used Fluid to convert it into a menubar applet.

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