Hasn’t it been implemented since wolfram alpha first started?Or has there been a major overhaul that shows full working/solutions for more types of equations?When trying to find the roots of 3, Wolfram|Alpha can break down the steps for you if you click the “Show steps” button in the Result pod.
Hi To obtain the logarithm with a fraction as base you have to write the base without the 0 before the decimal point: Log .5 of (x^2 2x) To obtain a logarithm in base 1/2 Hope it helps, it sure took me a while :) Greets and thanks to the people behind WA!
If you try to solve a limit, but the left-handed limit and the right-handed limit are not the same, Wolfram Alpha gives both one-sided limits, but the “show steps” button doesn’t appear. Or to request only one of the one-sided limits and have the button appear? How could I input this equation to get a step by step process to solve this difference quotient? But wolfram simply spit back the equation back at me, not the solution.
Visit the Wolfram|Alpha Homework Day Gallery for examples of how you can use Wolfram|Alpha as a learning tool for other subjects. I would like to see the interface enhanced so I could enter several math problems at once (for example: Chapter 7, problems 1-19 (odd)) and have the output in a printable / customizable format (ie a script font that looks like my handwriting). Thanks :) That would be really sweet, but that would require going through all the textbooks in all the high schools of the country and it recognizing where you are to base your school district and analyzing the textbook that that district uses. They were amused because it is inefficient: it equates to zero first and then isolates the variable.
(Please keep it that way…) This is mostly curiosity, but why is there now a post about this feature?
It can also give you insight on different ways to solve problems.
So next time you find yourself ready to give up on a math problem, make sure to check with Wolfram|Alpha. I use W|A with my Grade 9 students as we solve linear equations and go over the Show Steps button.
It would be amazing to figure out where I made my mistake I have been using the “show steps” and it was working perfectly until a few days ago.
I too have been trying to take derivatives and the answers are correct, but it will not display the steps (I also have the i Pod app and the same problem is happening there.
Look through the following examples to see the abilities of the “Show steps” functionality.
If you need to learn how to do long division of polynomials, Wolfram|Alpha can show you the steps.