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Showing steps for TrigExpand

If I enter a double equal sign and the following in Mathematica 10: == integrate 1/(1+x^4) Then wolfram alpha allows me to select a Step-by-step solution, which ...
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Known restrictions for WolframAlpha in CDF Player and PlayerPro

Are there any known (documented?) restrictions for the use of the WolframAlpha function in CDF-Player and PlayerPro? I only found this answer which mentions upper values for various license version, ...
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Does Mathematica compute free-form-input on Wolfram servers?

I've just started to use Mathematica and I'm using the free-form input a lot. The computation time for simple problems seems to take a lot of time and my CPU isn't really used at all. I first thought ...
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Possible to batch WolframAlpha queries?

Sometimes I want some country data not available from CountryData. And issuing things like: ...
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Mixing Wolfram Language & WolframAlpha Queries - How robust is it?

The advent of Mathematica in the cloud and linguistic input potentially transforms expectations of the Wolfram Language's programming model and its inherent robustness. An example of this comes form ...
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Disagreement between FindGeoLocation and Alpha: “Where Am I?”

While trying to estimate a user's location in a notebook, I noticed that FindGeoLocation[] was extremely inaccurate. I realize that it uses an IP lookup to make ...
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Inverse Fourier Transform - wolfram alpha vs Mathematica 9.0

I'm facing an interesting problem. I'm trying to do this simple task: InverseFourierTransform[0.031622*Exp[0.4995ω^2], ω, t] Mathematica can't handle it for some ...
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Make a table of changes in US coinage

I thought of an innovative use of Mathematica/Alpha that I think Stephen Wolfram would really love, but I can't figure out how to get it to work. The idea is to make a table that would chart the ...
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I have Mathematica, should I get Wolfram|Alpha Pro?

I have a nice and shiny Student license for Mathematica (version 10)! I also have an opportunity to get a discounted subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro. I love Wolfram language, and VNCing into my ...
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Can Mathematica solve 625 linear coupled differential equations?

I'm trying to solve an atomic physics problem in which I need to solve 625 linear coupled differential equations. I generated them by using the AtomicDensityMatrix Package. They are Liouville ...
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A list of cities in a time zone meeting a specified criterion

Is there a way to get Mathematica V9 or Wolfram|Alpha, given a city as input (e.g., "Urbana Champaign, IL"), to return a list of cities that fall in a time zone ...
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Formatting numbers for sending to the WolframAlpha[] function

I have a function that gives me a number of meters; how do I attach "meters" to it and send it to WolframAlpha? The function generating the result isn't a unit-aware calculation or anything: ...