[Maxima] using units in Maxima?
willisb at unk.edu
Wed Feb 1 12:49:01 CST 2006
> In his example, done in Mathcad, he includes units with
> his value assignments and calculations. It it possible to do such a
> thing in Maxima? If so, how? Thanks.
> -Ron Crummett
Maybe something simple will work for you:
(%i1) l : 6.23 * 'feet$
(%i2) w : 5.89 * 'feet$
(%i3) area = l * w;
(%i4) subst(feet = mile / 5280,%);
Alternatively, there is a 'units' package (try load(units)).
But I don't know how to use the package or if it works.
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