Screenshot of Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 in Windows 7
|Stable release||4.0.1108.0000 / January 11, 2011|
|Operating system||Windows XP with Service Pack 3 and later|
|Microsoft Math 3: Graphing mode|
Microsoft Mathematics (formerly Microsoft Math) is a freely downloadable educational program, designed for Microsoft Windows, that allows users to solve math and science problems. Developed and maintained by Microsoft, it is primarily targeted at students as a learning tool.
Microsoft Math has received 2008 Award of Excellence from Tech & Learning Magazine.
Microsoft Math contains features that are designed to assist in solving mathematics, 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.
This grapher is also suited to multivariable calculus. For example, the parametric mode of the grapher allows the student to graph 3D vector functions.
- 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 purchasable product and a scaled-down version called Encarta Calculator 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 video projectors. The standalone version is also the first version of Microsoft Math to require product activation.
- Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 – This version was released in 32-bit and 64-bit editions as a free download in January 2011. It features a Ribbon interface.
System requirements for Microsoft Math are:
|Minimum requirements||Recommended requirements|
|Processor||Pentium 500 MHz or equivalent||Pentium 1 GHz or equivalent|
|RAM||256 MB||512 MB|
|Graphics||VGA-capable or better video
card with 800 x 600 resolution
|VGA-capable or better video
card with 1024 x 768 resolution
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- Official website
- Download details: Microsoft Mathematics 4.0
- Download details: Microsoft Mathematics Add-In for Word and OneNote
- Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 teacher guide