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The new Maple 16 technical computing software from Maplesoft (maplesoft.com) has 4,500 additions and enhancements, including the Drag-to-Solve function that now allows users to manipulate equations directly. It helps users solve equations step-by-step by picking up a term and dragging it to the other side of the equal sign to solve problems one step at a time. The software shows its work by keeping a record of the steps used to reach a solution.

As part of its Clickable Math collection, the Drag-to-Solve and Smart Popups are included in palettes, interactive assistants, equation-focused menus and tutors. Smart Popups instantly show mathematical identities, plots, and factorizations. Over 100 new Math Apps to provide insight into concepts from math, statistics, physics, and finance. Clickable Math tools that provide a point-and-click interface for solving, visualizing, and exploring mathematical problems.

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