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Symbolic Variables and Functions

  • César Pérez López
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Abstract

MATLAB deems as symbolic any algebraic expression whose variables have all been previously defined as symbolic; variables are declared as symbolic using the command syms. For example, if we want to treat as symbolic the expression 6 * a * b + 3 * a^2 + 2 * a * b, in order to simplify it, we need to declare the two variables a and b as symbolic, as shown here:

Keywords

Symbolic Expression Numeric Expression Matrix Exponential Function Symbolic Variable Arctangent Function 
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© César Pérez López 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • César Pérez López
    • 1
  1. 1.MadridSpain

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