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Calculus Concepts and Applications
Video Course | FREE

This video course begins with an overview of basic calculus operations and takes you on an exploration of Wolfram Language functions, including those used for computing integrals and solving differential equations. Learn from one of our symbolic computing experts about applications of calculus to real-world problems, gain insight into the technology underlying our built-in calculus functions, and find some interesting historical mathematical references as well as resources for further study. Allow the Wolfram Language to introduce you to—or help you to rediscover—some of the beauty and utility of calculus.

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Introduction to Calculus
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or the Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for calculus include Algebra I (elementary algebra), Algebra II (intermediate algebra), elementary geometry and trigonometry or precalculus.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

A comprehensive introduction to fundamental concepts in calculus, including video lessons and interactive notebooks. Follow along with the examples in the Wolfram Cloud and use the material to prepare for the AP Calculus AB exam. The course starts with functions and limits, followed by differential calculus and its applications, and then moves on to integral calculus and its applications. Problem sessions, exercises, quizzes and a sample exam are provided for self-paced assessment. Earn a certificate by watching all lesson and problem session videos and completing the quizzes with a passing grade.

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Introduction to Cryptography
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires a basic understanding of number theory, algorithms, discrete mathematics and modular arithmetic and basic-level skills in any programming language.

Certification Levels: Completion

This course gives an introduction to the concepts, underlying math, principles and techniques of historic and modern cryptography; ties cryptographic protocols to real-world scenarios; and gives a necessary understanding of issues related to information security in general.

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Introduction to Differential Equations
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or the Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for differential equations include calculus and linear algebra.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

A comprehensive introduction to fundamental concepts and solution methods for differential equations, including video lessons and interactive notebooks. Follow along with the examples in the Wolfram Cloud and use the material to prepare for courses in natural science, engineering, economics and other fields. The course starts with a discussion of direction fields and methods for solving first-order differential equations, followed by the study of second-order equations and their applications, and then moves on to solving systems of differential equations. Problem sessions, exercises and quizzes are provided for self-paced assessment. Earn a certificate by watching all lesson and problem session videos and completing the quizzes with a passing grade. Level I certification in Differential Equations is awarded to those who meet the completion requirements and also pass the course final exam.

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Introduction to Fractional Calculus
Video Course | FREE

Learn about computing fractional derivatives and using the popular Laplace transform technique to solve systems of linear fractional differential equations using Wolfram Language. The first video describes the basics of fractional calculus, defines some of the common differintegrals and introduces the built-in FractionalD and CaputoD functions. The second video focuses on using LaplaceTransform and InverseLaplaceTransform to convert from time domain to frequency domain and back again. It also demonstrates how you can combine the Laplace transform with MittagLefflerE functions and CaputoD derivatives. The final video provides more background on fractional calculus and its uses and showcases demonstrative examples of both single fractional differential equations and systems of linear fractional differential equations.

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Introduction to Linear Algebra
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or the Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for linear algebra include algebra, elementary geometry and trigonometry.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

A comprehensive introduction to fundamental concepts in linear algebra, including video lessons and interactive notebooks. Follow along with the examples in the Wolfram Cloud and use the material to prepare for courses in data science, engineering and other fields. The course starts with linear equations and matrices, followed by determinants and eigenvalues, and then moves on to inner products and the singular value decomposition. Application sessions are included to show uses of linear algebra in the real world. Exercises and quizzes are provided for self-paced assessment.

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Introduction to Mathematica for Students and Teachers
Video Course | FREE

Certification Levels: Level 1

This video course provides an introduction to Mathematica for students, teachers and beginners of all kinds. It quickly covers a wide range of topics from algebra to calculus using examples, all delivered from the viewpoint of a highly skilled and experienced classroom teacher. It starts with the concept of a computational notebook and builds step by step to more advanced topics such as plotting, graphics and solving equations. The course includes techniques for entering mathematical notation using your keyboard and palette buttons and finding help using the Wolfram Documentation Center. The course is recorded by Ruth Dover, a math instructor and Wolfram Innovator who has taught thousands of students how to use Mathematica and Wolfram Language over the course of her career.

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Introduction to the Wolfram Quantum Computation Framework
Archived Special Event | FREE

Follow this Daily Study Group for an introduction to the Wolfram Quantum Computation Framework and how to use it in quantum computing. The foundation of the framework is a high-level symbolic expression representation of gates, unitaries, CPTP channels and so on, and the framework is flexible enough to model higher-order processes, such as quantum switches. This Study Group covers basic concepts of quantum computation, including quantum states, transformations, algorithms, operators, gates, circuits and how to use Wolfram Language to run them on some quantum hardware.

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New in Wolfram Language 13.1 Webinar Series
Archived Special Event | FREE

Learn about what's new in the latest release of Wolfram Language in this three-part webinar series. The first session includes an overview of the latest functionality in Version 13.1 as well as a presentation on the new notebook toolbar and other front end improvements. The second webinar covers what's new in calculus and algebra, with a focus on fractional calculus. The third webinar in the series shares updates in machine learning, new video functions and the tree construct.

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Signals, Systems and Signal Processing
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of the Wolfram Language.

Certification Levels: Completion

This course gives an introduction to the concepts, mathematics, principles and techniques of signal processing in linear, time-invariant (LTI) systems. The course covers methods of analysis for both continuous-time and discrete-time signals and systems, presents sampling and gives an elementary introduction to filter design. Many everyday signal processing examples are included. The concepts and methods of signals and systems presented here play an important role in many areas of science and engineering, and therefore the course should be of interest to a broad range of students.

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A Guide to Mathematics with Wolfram Language

A Guide to Mathematics with Wolfram Language
Video Course | FREE

Learn about using Wolfram Language for a broad range of mathematics. You can do symbolic, numeric and algebraic calculations, as well as geometry and calculus. These videos will introduce tools for solving and manipulating equations and calculations, including logical, Boolean and geometric expressions. Various built-in functions to help you solve polynomial and linear equations as well as number precision and order of interpolation are discussed. The videos cover common applied mathematics topics, such as matrices, linear algebra, optimization and numerical calculus. More advanced applications like time series calculations, image processing functionality and some data management are featured in later videos.

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Asymptotics: The Art of Approximation

Asymptotics: The Art of Approximation
Video Lesson | FREE

This video class introduces asymptotics as an alternative to exact and numerical methods. The class opens with some historical notes and explains how asymptotic methods can be useful. Examples shown include applications for the solution of differential equations, integrals, difference and algebraic equations and the computation of sums of infinite series. Learn how to use the built-in asymptotic functions in the Wolfram Language to solve hard problems that cannot be solved exactly.

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Bringing Math to Life through Visual Learning

Bringing Math to Life through Visual Learning
Video Lesson | FREE

This video class demonstrates how to encourage critical thinking in the classroom with the use of Wolfram|Alpha and the Wolfram Demonstrations Project. No previous experience with Mathematica or the Wolfram Language is required.

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Calculus Applications and Algorithms

Calculus Applications and Algorithms
Video Lesson | FREE

This class provides applications of calculus functions in the Wolfram Language and a discussion of the internal methods used for solving problems.

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Calculus Fundamentals

Calculus Fundamentals
Video Lesson | FREE

This class gives a broad overview of calculus operations in the Wolfram Language. Learn details about the functionality for computing integrals and solving differential equations, and become familiar with the Wolfram Language built-in functions Integrate and DSolve. See how animations and interactive graphics are useful for understanding concepts. This class is suitable for beginners wanting to use Mathematica and the Wolfram Language to solve calculus problems.

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Cryptography in Wolfram Language

Cryptography in Wolfram Language
Archived Special Event | FREE

In this recorded, two-part livecoding series, Christopher Wolfram discusses some basic concepts of cryptography and shows how they are implemented as built-in functions in Wolfram Language. Encryption examples are given using both symmetric (private-key) and asymmetric (public-key) cryptography. You'll learn how symmetric and asymmetric keys differ from each other and the contexts in which one is preferred over the other. The use of different ciphers and hash code types is shown, with discussion of password and digital signature encryption use cases.

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Discrete Calculus Concepts and Applications

Discrete Calculus Concepts and Applications
Video Lesson | FREE

This video gives a broad overview of discrete calculus functions in the Wolfram Language, along with applications to fractals, sequence recognition and the study of algorithms. This class requires no previous Wolfram Language experience.

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Graphs and Networks: Concepts and Applications

Graphs and Networks: Concepts and Applications
Video Lesson | FREE

Graph theory and network analysis are used to model and analyze connections between entities in the real world—the World Wide Web, social networks and airline routes, just to name a few. The Wolfram Language provides a unified computational perspective from across multiple disciplines in the application of graphs and networks. This video class covers the fundamental properties of graphs and explores workflows available for network modeling and analysis.

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Hybrid Computing Quick Start

Hybrid Computing Quick Start
Video Lesson | FREE

One of the unique strengths of the Wolfram Language is its ability to take advantage of symbolic computation and exact numbers when solving numerical problems. This ability allows users to find the right answer in many cases where purely approximate methods would fail and opens up a world of powerful hybrid symbolic-numeric methods. In this class you'll get a look under the hood at some of the ways the numerics of the Wolfram Language benefit from its symbolics and how method selection is automatically inferred. The class is for those who have a basic familiarity with numeric and symbolic computation in the Wolfram Language.

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Hypothesis Testing

Hypothesis Testing
Video Lesson | FREE

The Wolfram Language includes a framework for hypothesis testing. This class explores parametric and nonparametric tests of location, variance or scale, as well as distributional goodness of fit. This class assumes basic familiarity with the Wolfram Language and statistics concepts.

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Introduction to Elementary Algebra

Introduction to Elementary Algebra
Interactive Course | FREE

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Elementary algebra is a prerequisite for multiple mathematics and statistics courses, and a strong foundation in algebra can help you better understand more advanced math. This course introduces the basic concepts of algebra as well as common types of problems and how to solve them. Start with algebraic definitions and then move on to linear equations, linear inequalities, polynomials and quadratic equations. The instructor also discusses word problem examples in each section and walks through the steps to finding a solution.

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Mathematica for the Calculus Classroom

Mathematica for the Calculus Classroom
Video Lesson | FREE

Mathematica is the educational software standard for the first-year calculus classroom, allowing students to visualize concepts and develop skills essential for other STEM classes. This video demonstrates easy ways to integrate interactive activities, visualizations and other teaching tools into first-year calculus lessons with the use of Wolfram technologies. Learn how natural language input, a predictive interface and point-and-click palettes allow students to begin using Mathematica and the Wolfram Language without learning syntax.

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Model Fitting and Analysis

Model Fitting and Analysis
Video Lesson | FREE

This class explores the built-in Wolfram Language framework for linear and nonlinear regression, logit, probit and generalized linear models, as well as optimization functions, linear algebra functions and a package for analysis of variance (ANOVA). The class assumes basic familiarity with the Wolfram Language and statistics concepts.

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Modeling with Statistical Distributions

Modeling with Statistical Distributions
Video Lesson | FREE

The Wolfram Language has the largest collection of parametric and nonparametric distributions, supporting high-level functions for probability and statistics. This class demonstrates application of these functions for modeling and analysis in statistics. Presentation topics also include automated probability and statistics superfunctions, streamlined processes for parameter estimation and goodness-of-fit testing, working with built-in distributions or creating your own from data or other distributions, and statistical visualization functionality.

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