The Maple Newsletter Number 4, Jan. 1989

News and Announcements
Now, Are You Convinced?
J. William Friel
An example to convince colleagues of the usefulness of computer algebra.
The Full Power of Maple on a Mac Plus
J.S. Devitt
This article describes the Maple 4.2 Release of Maple for the Macintosh.
AMM Problem E2983
G.J. Fee
An interactive Maple solution to Problem E2983 of the Americal Mathematical Monthly
The Collect Function in Maple
Michael B. Monagan
This article describes the design of the collect procedure in Maple.
AMM Problem E3229
Gaston H. Gonnet
An interactive Maple solution to Problem E3229 of the Americal Mathematica!
Fortran Translation and Optimization
Michael B. Monagan
This article describes the fortran procedure in Maple and its option optimize for common subexpression recognition.
Heuristic Primality Testing
Gaston H. Gonnet
This article describes Maple's probabilistic primality test.

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