# What are the 10 most often used functions in Sage?

... apart from , -, * and /

- integrate()
- diff()
- ... ?

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Looking at the file

```
$HOME/.sage/ipython/history-sage
```

I see that my common recent commands are:

```
NumberField, ModularSymbols, factor, timeit, EllipticCurve
```

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`plot()`

has got to be pretty high on the list, and maybe all of these require `var()`

!

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`hg_sage`

-- I use this all the time, although of course you can run hg outside of Sage to accomplish the same thing.`time`

and`timeit`

`SteenrodAlgebra`

-- well, I use it frequently, anyway...

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- search_*
- tutorial()

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```
print
__init__
cached_function
```

er, I can't edit that comment, but there are supposed to be two underscores around init XP

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help and ?? ;-)

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2012-03-03 17:42:03 -0500
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plot/list_plot

simplify/simplify_full

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solve

Asked: **
2010-08-19 02:19:16 -0500
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Clearly 'community wiki, I would say'. Can't believe I never saw this before...