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Hands-on Start to Mathematica

Level: BeginnerVideo: 15 min


Learn the basics of Mathematica and get started using it in your day-to-day work. This video will show you how to create and organize content in your notebook, use free-form input and the Wolfram Language to enter calculations and generate graphics, define your own variables, create interactive models, and modify examples in the live documentation. Topics are based on content from the book Hands-on Start to Wolfram Mathematica and Programming with the Wolfram Language, which is available in paperback and on Kindle. This video class requires no prior experience with Mathematica or the Wolfram Language.

Next steps: Explore these topics in more detail with the free online Hands-on Start to Wolfram Mathematica Training Tutorials.

Featured Products & Technologies: Wolfram Language, Mathematica


  • Creating and formatting your notebook
  • Using free-form input
  • Leveraging the Wolfram Language with four simple rules
  • Basic calculations and graphics
  • Defining variables
  • Creating interactive models
  • Accessing examples in the live documentation
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