Algebrite is a Javascript library for symbolic mathematics (technically, CoffeeScript) designed to be comprehensible and easily extensible.

`var Algebrite = Algebrite // => "2 x" Algebrite // => "2^8 3^4 5^2 7" Algebrite // => "1/3 x^3" // composing...Algebrite // => "1/2 x^2"`

# Features

Algebrite supports: arbitrary-precision arithmetic, complex quantities, simplification, expansion , substitution, symbolic and numeric roots, units of measurement, matrices, derivatives and gradients, tensors, integrals, multi-integrals, computing integrals and much more!

# Examples and manual

Please refer to http://algebrite.org/

All the built-in methods in Algebrite are exposed through a javascript interface. Strings are automatically parsed as expressions, numbers are converted into the appropriate representation, and the internal cons objects are returned.

The cons objects have a `toString`

method which converts it into a pretty-print notation.

# How to build

For node use:

- make sure npm is installed
`npm install`

`npm run build`

To debug things, better use the debugger from Chrome, so build for the browser like so:

- make sure npm is installed
- make sure browserify is installed
`npm install`

`npm run build-for-browser`

- open
`index.html`

# How to test

For full tests:

```
npm test
```

For the subset of tests in run-micro-tests.coffee:

```
npm run microtest
```

# Contribute

please take a look at the contributing file.

# References

Algebrite starts as an adaptation of the EigenMath CAS by George Weigt. Also you might want to check another fork of EigenMath: SMIB by Philippe Billet.

Another CAS of similar nature is SymPy made in Python.

Three other Javascript CAS are

- javascript-cas by Anthony Foster supporting "differentiation, complex numbers, sums, vectors (dot products, cross products, gradient/curl etc)"
- Coffeequate by Matthew Alger supporting "quadratic and linear equations, simplification of most algebraic expressions, uncertainties propagation, substitutions, variables, constants, and symbolic constants".
- Algebra.js by Nicole White which among other things can build and solve equations via a "chainable" API.