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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 3/4/2006 4:05:40 PM EST
Asked this in the tech forms, but got no reply so I'll try my luck in GD.

I need a program that will calculate linear functions.
Sort of like I type in "2/3+3/4=X/12" and X=17 comes out.
I thought that Excel might do it but it seems that it doesn't.

Also can somebody recommend a good program to save streaming video?

I would prefer free stuff, but I am willing to pay.

Thanks in advance
Link Posted: 3/4/2006 4:07:13 PM EST

Originally Posted By ATNT:
I need a program that will calculate linear functions.
Sort of like I type in "2/3+3/4=X/12" and X=17 comes out.
I thought that Excel might do it but it seems that it doesn't.



It's called 'algebra.' Most people take it in high school.
Link Posted: 3/4/2006 4:07:43 PM EST
I'm feeling a computer induced brain aneurysm coming on - you want a what for what?
Link Posted: 3/4/2006 4:11:56 PM EST
Excel does that. Look again.
Link Posted: 3/5/2006 1:10:17 AM EST
Thanks for the smartass remarks, I know how to calculate it, but I have about 6000 to do.
Since I will double check the answers, it will take far too much time.



Originally Posted By Big_Louie:
Excel does that. Look again.


I searched for it but couldn't find it.
Could you please tell me?
Link Posted: 3/5/2006 4:33:04 AM EST
[Last Edit: 3/5/2006 4:33:22 AM EST by raven]

There used to be a good, free mathematics program called Euler but I haven't seen it in like 8-9 years.
Link Posted: 3/5/2006 4:42:19 AM EST
Looked up Euler because I liked it soo much. Was so easy to use. Found this program, called Yacas (Yet another computer algebra system)

yacas.sourceforge.net/yacas.html
Link Posted: 3/5/2006 4:58:22 AM EST
[Last Edit: 3/5/2006 4:59:33 AM EST by ATNT]

Originally Posted By raven:
Looked up Euler because I liked it soo much. Was so easy to use. Found this program, called Yacas (Yet another computer algebra system)

yacas.sourceforge.net/yacas.html


Thanks a lot, that's perfect
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