
Frequently Used Maple Commands
Sample Command 
Result 
evalf(expression,n)

Evaluate floating point to n places. n is optional.

with(stats); fit[leastsquare[[x,y]]]([[x_{1},...,x_{n}],[x_{y},...,x_{n}]]);

Linear regression

with(stats); fit[leastsquare[[x,y],y=a*x^{2}+b*x+c]]([[x_{1},...,x_{n}],[x_{y},...,x_{n}]]);

Quadratic regression

diff(f(x),x);

Calculate f'(x)

integrate(f(x),x);

Calculate the indefinite integral of f(x) with respect to x

integrate(f(x),x=a..b);

Calculate the definite integral of f(x) with respect to x from a to b

plot(f(x),x);

Plot the curve y=f(x)

plot(f(x),x=a..b);

Plot the curve y=f(x) for x between a and b

plot(f(x),x=a..b,y=c..d);

Plot the portion of the curve y=f(x) for x between a and b for which y is between c and d

plot([f(t),g(t),t=t_{1}..t_{2}]);

Plot the parametric curve x=f(t), y=g(t) for t between t_{1} and t_{2}

plot([f(t),g(t),t=t_{1}..t_{2}],a..b);

Plot the portion of the parametric curve x=f(t), y=g(t) for t between t_{1} and t_{2} for which x is between a and b

plot([f(t),g(t),t=t_{1}..t_{2}],a..b,c..d);

Plot the portion of the parametric curve x=f(t), y=g(t) for t between t_{1} and t_{2} for which x is between a and b and y is between c and d

plot(f(t),t=t_{1}..t_{2},coords=polar);

Plot the polar curve r=f(theta) for theta between t_{1} and t_{2}

plot3d(f(x,y),x=a..b,y=c..d);

Plot the curve z=f(x,y)

plot3d([f(u,v),g(u,v),h(u,v)], u=a..b, v=c..d);

Plot the parametric surface x=f(u,v), y=g(u,v), z=h(u,v)

with(plots); spacecurve([f(t), g(t), h(t)], t=a..b);

Plot the parametric curve x=f(t), y=g(t), z=h(t)
 