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Using variables from a %maxima notebook cell?

asked 2013-06-08 21:51:09 +0200

Alasdair gravatar image

updated 2015-01-13 22:46:36 +0200

FrédéricC gravatar image

I'm doing some work with differential equations, for which Maxima provides the best interface. So I work in notebook cells headed with %maxima. However, I need to use Sage on some of the results. But any new cell (without %maxima) doesn't recognize the variables created in the maxima cell. How do I export "maxima cell" results back into Sage?

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answered 2013-06-13 15:38:11 +0200

kcrisman gravatar image

See the very similar question about R here.

Cell 1:


Cell 2:

A = maxima('a')._sage_()

yielding 27. Is this what you are looking for? (Note that if the answer includes any dummy variables like z266 then you may need to make Sage var('z266')-type declarations.)

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