Sage/First Steps

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Installation[edit]

Commandline Interface[edit]

Notebook Interface[edit]

Introduction[edit]

Sage is based on Python. With some exceptions, all commands are regular Python syntax.

Very simple calculation[edit]

  • Numbers
 > sage: 1+1
 > 2
  • Symbolic expression
 > sage: sqrt(2)
 > sqrt(2)
  • Evaluate a symbolic expression
 > sage: sqrt(2).n(digits=100)
 > 1.414213562373095048801688724209698078569671875376948073176679737990732478462107038850387534327641573

Arrays[edit]

 > sage: a = [1,2,3]
 > sage: sum(a)
 > 6