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Maple Resource Center

Welcome to the Empire State College Maple Resource Center. The purpose of this guide is to help you learn how to use Maple for your course work. The Maplesoft website and the Maple Portal installed with your Maple software on your computer contain much

Student Linear Algebra Package

This package provides easy to use commands for complex matrix operations. Information may be found using the Maple command:

?Student,LinearAlgebra  during a Maple session. The Maple Portal for Students has a section on Linear Algebra, organized in a “How Do I…” format with links to the specific topic.

Note on usage: Package commands may be entered in Maple using the short form or the long form of the command. For example, the Determinant command is specified as follows:

Student[LinearAlgebra][Determinant](A)     (long form)
Alternately, the user may first activate the package, then all subsequent commands using the package are entered in short form
with(Student[LinearAlgebra]):     (activates package — NO space after with)
Determinant(A)     (short form)

Please note: If you need to request accommodations with content linked to on this guide or with your Maplesoft Software, on the basis of a disability, please contact Disability Services by emailing them at  Requests for accommodations should be submitted as early as possible to allow for sufficient planning. If you have questions, please visit the disability services website