# Not another computer algebra system: Highlighting wxMaxima in calculus

@article{Karjanto2021NotAC, title={Not another computer algebra system: Highlighting wxMaxima in calculus}, author={Natanael Karjanto and Husty Serviana Husain}, journal={ArXiv}, year={2021}, volume={abs/2109.13500} }

This article introduces and explains a computer algebra system (CAS) wxMaxima for Calculus teaching and learning at the tertiary level. The didactic reasoning behind this approach is the need to implement an element of technology into classrooms to enhance students’ understanding of Calculus concepts. For many mathematics educators who have been using CAS, this material is of great interest, particularly for secondary teachers and university instructors who plan to introduce an alternative CAS…

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