Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars App Developer: Maplesoft
This astoundingly brilliant iPad application uses interactive calculators based on Maple technology. This iPad App provides its users with the tools to explore a range of mathematical concepts, and solve advanced mathematics problems.
Mathematicians, engineers and scientists worldwide use Maple software in order to analyze, explore, visualize and solve mathematics problems quickly, easily and accurately. Maple is just one of the many products offered by Maplesoft - a leading provider of high-performance software tools for engineering, science and mathematics. Maplesoft products assist their users in design, modelling and simulation. Maple is a technical computing and documentation environment, and the Maple Player is an iPad application that allows its users to view and interact with documents created in Maple. This first release of the Maple Player is free. The user is able to click on a choice of 13 documents each covering a different mathematical concept. He/she can then interactively analyze, explore, and experiment with those concepts, entering different values, moving sliders, and comparing results.
The documents are:
Definition Of Limit
Inverse Laplace Transform
Linear System Tutor
Root Finding Tutor
The Documents can be displayed alphabetically or chronologically, showing the document worked on most recently first.
With its beautifully simple design and layout, and appealing colour choices, this iPad application is most definitely a must for anybody teaching, learning, or utilizing mathematical concepts. Teachers and students can interactively study ideas and experiment with results. Alternatively it is an excellent tool for anybody using mathematics in the work environment, allowing them to achieve results quickly and easily. In addition, Maple Player can certainly be used in boardroom presentations, to effectively express ideas. We certainly look forward to the next phase of Maple Player, which will offer a wider range of documents that will be available in an online repository. Ultimately the user will have access to any Maple document on the iPad whether distributed by Maple, contributed by the Maple community or created by its users. Maplesoft’s philosophy is that given great tools people can do great things, and this iPad application is well-structured, user-friendly and versatile - a great tool!