Maxima for Chromebook

Maxima on Chromebook: Maxima Software tool is a computer algebra system written in Common Lisp. This software tool supports all platforms such as Mac, UNIX, BSD, Windows, Android and Linux.

Developed by Macsyma group, Maxima is a free mathematical software tool which is based on an old version of Macsyma.


Features of Maxima

  • A general purpose system
  • Includes a complete programming language which comes with syntax similar to ALGOL and semantics similar to Common Lisp
  • Can be extended and accessed pro grammatically
  • Uses Gnuplot feature for drawing purpose
  • Full-featured Computer Algebra System used mainly for symbolic operations and numerical calculations
  • Can be used for calculations involving integers, rational numbers and floating point numbers
  • Offers possibility of code generation in other programming languages
  • Has various types of Graphical User Interfaces namely wxMaxima, Jupyter, GMaxima, Cantor, GNU TeXmacs, LyX and Kayali

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How to Download Maxima for Chromebook

Installing Maxima using Play Store

  1. Check if your Chromebook is compatible for installing Android apps: Chromebook Play Store Compatibility
  2. If your Chromebook is compatible, then you can install Play store by following these instructions. After that search for Maxima“ and install the app on your chromebook.
  3. If your Chromebook is not compatible you can download the Play store apk and installing it manually, After that you can follow the steps mentioned above to find the “Maxima ” app and install it on your device.

Installing Maxima using Chrome Browser

  1. If the software is not available on Play store, then you can try finding “Maxima” on the chrome web store.
  2. Open chrome browser and go to the Web store, search for “Maxima ” and install it.

Install Maxima using Rollapp 

  1. If the “Maxima” software is not available on chrome web store, then you can go to Rollapp, a useful website to access software online from any device.
  2. Go to the Rollapp website and search for “Maxima ” and use the application online.