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(OP)
Hi. I have just purchased the new MathCAD 11.0.

I was wondering, how can I make the application display its intermediate calculation (do not know if it is the right term, but the calculations you use to get from equation A til equation A_final)?

As a general rule, Mathcad will not display intermediate results.

TTFN

(OP)
Can you force it to display them or change the rule?

Is the term "intermediate calculations" correct?

No, the program is like a calculator; when an HP-15 does a numerical integration, there are no intermediate results available.

Yes

TTFN

(OP)
Are there any reasons for not displaying intermediate calculations?

Yes, it slows down the calculations

TTFN

(OP)
I see. Thanks.

Is there any way to display the variables before calculating them?

E.g.:

distance = 10m
time = 2s

v := m/s

v = 10m/2s

v = 5m/s

?

The point of mathcad is that it doesn't bog down an analysis with every arithmetical step.  It goes directly from variables to a result via an equation or function.  If you're concerned about showing ALL of your work, you don't need Mathcad.  You need a pencil.  (Just teasing)

I enjoy using Mathcad because all the arithmetical steps are skipped, allowing a very clean presentation of an analysis.

STF

Hobz,

to add my own few grains, it is possible to solve for a variable symbolically, once it's defined with CTRL+. (symbol is approximatly an arrow ->)

In your case you could tupe v->

You should see then v-> 10m/2s

Hope this helps,

LLeo.

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