`^`

(exponentiation). In response to ` 2^2/8`

. Many
functions are available; try
*Matlab* offers extensive documentation. Type `help`
for a list. For example, `help weuler` brings up a description of
a command to approximate solutions of differential equations using
Euler's method. *Matlab*'s powerful vector and matrix
capabilities are described in the student edition manual and
illustrated briefly in the following material.

Use the arrow keys to recall and edit statements. To edit a
file in Windows, use the *Open* command under the *File* menu
from *Matlab*. In Unix, open another window and run an editor
like `emacs`. To tell *Matlab* the location of such
files, type the commands

P = path; path( P, 'path_to_your_file' );where

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