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Microsoft Math
Microsoft Math Screenshot
Microsoft Math 3.0 running in Windows Vista
Developer(s) Microsoft
Stable release 3.0.1191.1031 / 2007-6-13; 2 years ago
Operating system Microsoft Windows
Type Mathematics, homework tool
License Proprietary
Website Microsoft Math Homepage

Microsoft Math is an educational program, designed for Microsoft Windows, that allows users to solve math and science problems. Developed and maintained by Microsoft, it is primarily targeted for students as a learning tool.

A related add-on that offers certain limited features of Microsoft Math is available for Microsoft Word 2007. It is also maintained by Microsoft and is available free to users of Word successfully validated by the Genuine Microsoft Program.

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Features

Microsoft Math contains features that are designed to assist in solving math, science, and tech-related problems, as well as to educate the user. The application features such tools as a graphing calculator and a unit converter. It also includes a triangle solver, and an equation solver that provides step-by-step solutions to each problem, a feature beneficial to students attempting to learn problem-solving skills.

The standalone version of Microsoft Math 3.0 also has support for calculus and Ink Handwriting, allowing the user to write out problems by hand and have them recognized by Microsoft Math.

Versions

  • Microsoft Math 1.0 - Available only in Microsoft Student 2006
  • Microsoft Math 2.0 - Available only in Microsoft Student 2007
  • Microsoft Math 3.0 - Full-featured version available as a standalone product and a scaled-down version available as part of Microsoft Student 2008. The full-featured standalone version exclusively includes calculus support, digital ink recognition features and a special display mode for projectors. The standalone version is also the first version of Microsoft Math to require product activation. [1]

System requirements

Minimum requirements Recommended requirements
Processor Pentium 600 MHz or equivalent Pentium 1 GHz or equivalent
Operating system
Microsoft Windows XP SP2 or later
RAM 256 MB 512 MB
Hard drive
450 MB free space
Graphics VGA-capable or better video
card
with 640 x 480 resolution
VGA-capable or better video
card with 1024 x 768 resolution
Other requirements
.NET Framework 2.0 or above

References

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