# Mathematica - Tutorials

## Mathematica

These tutorials are excellent for new users and can be assigned to students as homework to learn Mathematica outside of class time

Hands-on Start to Mathematica (video)

This tutorial helps you get started with Mathematica—learn how to create your first notebook, run calculations, generate visualizations, create interactive models, analyze data, and more.

Hands-on Start to Wolfram Mathematica and Programming with the Wolfram Language (book)

Learn Mathematica at your own pace from authors with 50+ years of combined Mathematica experience—with hands-on examples, end-of-chapter exercises, and authors' tips that introduce you to the breadth of Mathematica with a focus on ease of use.

Mathematica & Wolfram Language Fast Introduction for Math Students (online book)

Use this tutorial to learn about solving math problems in the Wolfram Language—from basic arithmetic to integral calculus and beyond.

What's New in Mathematica 12

Provides a list of new functionality in Mathematica 12, and links to documentation and examples for these new features—including 3D printing, audio processing, machine learning, and neural networks, and text and language processing.

How-To Topics

Access step-by-step instructions ranging from how to create animations to basic syntax information.

Mathematica Resources

Browse Wolfram's large collection of learning materials and support resources.

Introduction to Notebooks (interactive open course)

Learn to use Wolfram Notebooks for computing, programming, generating reports, and creating presentations with this interactive course.

### Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Tour of Wolfram|Alpha

New to Wolfram|Alpha? Take a tour to learn what you can do with Wolfram|Alpha, and explore additional features you get with Wolfram|Alpha Pro.

Hands-on Start to Wolfram|Alpha Notebook Edition

Learn the basics of creating interactive notebooks and presentations, using free-form input and step-by-step solutions, and more.

## Teaching with Wolfram Technology

### Mathematica

Mathematica offers an interactive classroom experience that helps students explore and grasp concepts, plus gives faculty the tools they need to easily create supporting course materials, assignments, and presentations.

Teaching and Learning with Mathematica—Free video course

Learn how to make your classroom dynamic with interactive models, explore computation and visualization capabilities in Mathematica that make it useful for teaching practically any subject at any level, and get best-practice suggestions for course integration.

Preparing and Giving Presentations

Learn how to create a slideshow presentation that combines graphics, calculations, and nicely formatted text, with live calculations or animations.

Download pre-built, open-code examples from a daily-growing collection of interactive visualizations, spanning a remarkable range of topics.

Access on-demand and live courses on using Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha, and other Wolfram technologies in your classroom.

### Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Discovering the Educational Potential of Wolfram|Alpha—Free video course

Get an overview of Wolfram|Alpha and learn how to integrate its powerful knowledge into the K-12 classroom. Different ways of accessing Wolfram|Alpha, using prebuilt widgets in your classroom, and resources available to educators will be discussed.

Wolfram|Alpha in Your Classroom—Free virtual workshop for educators

This workshop showed off many exciting new Wolfram|Alpha features for students and teachers. Learn how to use Wolfram|Alpha to inspire authentic learning in your classroom with access to real-world data.

Calculus Webinar for Educators—Free video webinar

Explore functions and their derivatives, integrals, and limits using the Wolfram Language. This session shows practice problems with the Wolfram Problem Generator and lesson plans and tips on using Wolfram|Alpha in your calculus classroom.

Physics Webinar for Educators—Free video webinar

Learn about using Wolfram|Alpha for your physics class computations to complement your existing curricula. Interesting blog posts and online resources are shared that help foster curiosity in areas such as mechanics, particle physics, optics, and others.

Economics Webinar for Educators—Free video webinar

Access a wide range of socioeconomic and demographic data, currency computations, financial indicators, and country data using natural language input. Create stunning visualizations and examine financial equations such as mortgage and annuity through rigorous algorithms.

## Research with Mathematica

Rather than requiring different toolkits for different jobs, Mathematica integrates the world's largest collection of algorithms, high-performance computing capabilities, and a powerful visualization engine in one coherent system, making it ideal for academic research in just about any discipline.

### Resources for researchers

Wolfram Language Training Courses—Free video courses

Explore what's possible with the Wolfram Language, including programming fundamentals and concepts, built-in functions, symbolic expressions, and tips for better, faster coding.

Parallel Computing in the Wolfram Language—Free video course

This three-part video series covers the local and global optimization techniques and parallel programming paradigms integrated into the Wolfram Language, along with parallelization fundamentals.

Learn what areas of Mathematica are useful for specific fields.

## Miscellaneous

Computer labs

All lab computers in SSM 152 have Mathematica installed.

MERCED Clusters

The UC Merced Mathematica license can be used for grid computing. If you are interested in using Mathematica for parallel computing on a dedicated cluster, or in a distributed grid environment, please submit a request form for a consultation.