Some cool websites. .. As a chemical engineering student I can confidently state that wolframalpha is wikipedia levels of usefull. Some cool websites As a chemical engineering student I can confidently state that wolframalpha is wikipedia levels of usefull
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#2 - chrolt
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(03/13/2014) [-]
As a chemical engineering student I can confidently state that wolframalpha is wikipedia levels of usefull.
#3 to #2 - anon
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(03/13/2014) [-]
Is that good or bad
#5 to #3 - hennery
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(03/13/2014) [-]
good. wikipedia is accurate most of the time, generally it only isnt when people actively decide to go and screw something up. these edits are normally pretty easy to spot, especially if you know a bit about what you're reading anyway.
#17 to #2 - captainrattrap
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(03/14/2014) [-]
Wolfram, I'd say is better than wikipedia due to it being the only one of it's kind. There are other sites that provide history.

On another note what's a word that has that definition. I tired looking it up. a word for being the only one of it's kind.
#67 to #17 - likerofbutts
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#40 to #17 - Yardie
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(03/14/2014) [-]
www.mathway.com/

It's not the only one of it's kind. There are actually quite a few computational engines out there.

Wolfram Alpha is objectively the best of the best though, at least when it comes to free use.
#20 to #17 - jjemz
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(03/14/2014) [-]
unique. maybe exclusive idk
#18 to #2 - adu
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(03/14/2014) [-]
What about word problems?
#29 to #18 - euchreplayer
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(03/14/2014) [-]
Start to solve it like any word problem by getting your equations set up. Enter your equations into the site. Its not foolproof.
#30 to #29 - adu
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But getting the equation set up properly is the hardest part about word problems.
#31 to #30 - euchreplayer
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true. It isn't a perfect solution. Besides, you're in school to learn how to do the problem not learn how to get a website to do the work for you.
#33 to #31 - adu
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If it shows the path to the solution, then it would help me with similar problems in the future. But I guess expecting it to translate literally any input would be asking too much.
#34 to #33 - euchreplayer
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It doesn't show the path unless you subscribe to it. Otherwise it just gives you the answer. I found that useful in my math classes bc I could work backward and then learn how to solve the problem. DIdn't work all the time though.
#23 to #2 - sweetkixx
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(03/14/2014) [-]
A fellow chemical engineer! Where do you study!?
#69 to #23 - chrolt
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(03/14/2014) [-]
DTU, Danish Technical University.
#72 to #69 - soldiertwo
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(03/14/2014) [-]
woo, DK!
#27 to #2 - BeaverBalls
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(03/14/2014) [-]
im actually probably going into chemical engineering when i go off to college, how much pain and suffering is to be expected?
#83 to #27 - allinallout **User deleted account**
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engineering is hard, everyone knows that. what they do not know, is why it's hard. Engineering isn't hard to learn, and because of that almost anyone can do it. Engineering is hard because the difference in work from getting a D to an A is something like 90 hours a week. Engineering can just turn in to SO much ******* work.
#64 to #27 - anon
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I speak from experience. You know those stereotypes about all the parties in college?How you'll free and independent, you'll have lots of friends and meet lots of girls and get to do all sorts of cool stuff? Those people are business and liberal arts majors. YOU will not have those experiences. You will spend all your time studying or procrastinating on FJ. You won't have time for "cool stuff" because you'll have class everyday from 9:30 to about 4:00. The weekend is not "time off", it is catch up time. If you intend to get a girlfriend then for God's sake do it your freshman year. After your gen-eds you will go into the actual "engineering" classes, where women are an endangered species.

It's gonna suck. BUT : Chem E jobs are in very high demand right now, and the average starting salary two years ago for a 4-year degree was around $90,000, not including benefits. With a masters it's over $100,000 easy.
#48 to #2 - theplogyr
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(03/14/2014) [-]
But how about now, when everything that actually matters needs a premium account?
#50 to #48 - anon
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(03/14/2014) [-]
its like $3 US a month, if you can go to school you can afford that
#49 to #2 - anon
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(03/14/2014) [-]
except when calculating one-sided limits.

if anybody figured out how to do that, let me know...i really like to double check every homework problem on WA.
#52 to #49 - ashirt
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#74 to #2 - physicsdude
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Becomes close to useless in quantum mechanics since you need to solve everything analytical or use approximations. So you get no where with wolfram. Loved it before though.
#65 to #2 - sedativechunk
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(03/14/2014) [-]
Not gonna lie, use these kind of sites all the time as a comp science student. Honestly I do want to learn the math and perfect my math skills, but at the same time it's extremely frustrating when you do a huge problem and miss one little fraction, minus sign, or other stupid, tiny thing and get a ******* point frustratingly knocked off. It's at least good for checking homework problems final answers. I bet the ******* teachers cheated themselves even worse. My professors in math make mistakes half the time anyway in their lessons but if I do so I get points taken away.    
   
What pisses me off the most is I'm already in the field I want to work in, I just the degree for my future, and 90% of the stuff I do doesn't require the ridiculous math skills that these colleges shove down my throat. In fact, the only time I ever see it is when programming video games and thanks to frameworks/programs like Unity, most of the complicated math is being taken out anymore. Advanced math just isn't a necessity with the computers we have today and websites like wolfram.   
   
mf to the system when I get 10/10 on all my homework assignments now.
Not gonna lie, use these kind of sites all the time as a comp science student. Honestly I do want to learn the math and perfect my math skills, but at the same time it's extremely frustrating when you do a huge problem and miss one little fraction, minus sign, or other stupid, tiny thing and get a ******* point frustratingly knocked off. It's at least good for checking homework problems final answers. I bet the ******* teachers cheated themselves even worse. My professors in math make mistakes half the time anyway in their lessons but if I do so I get points taken away.

What pisses me off the most is I'm already in the field I want to work in, I just the degree for my future, and 90% of the stuff I do doesn't require the ridiculous math skills that these colleges shove down my throat. In fact, the only time I ever see it is when programming video games and thanks to frameworks/programs like Unity, most of the complicated math is being taken out anymore. Advanced math just isn't a necessity with the computers we have today and websites like wolfram.

mf to the system when I get 10/10 on all my homework assignments now.
#77 to #65 - iassume
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(03/14/2014) [-]
In computer science you have many directions you could go after your basic studies. And there are some that require a ******** of math.
So just because you don't need it anymore, doesn't mean, others aren't going to do so.

And there are also actually people in computer science who enjoy the math courses. (Ignoring the fact that I have to rewrite a final in Discrete Mathematics...)
#62 to #2 - thelastelephant
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(03/14/2014) [-]
...so, useless or the best thing ever?
#4 to #2 - zzitro
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(03/13/2014) [-]
Agreed, Wolfram has been incredibly useful where mathematics are concerned
Its a dark day when your stuck on a problem and Wolfram doesn't have a solution
#6 - chillybilly ONLINE
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#90 to #6 - peyko
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**peyko rolled a random image posted in comment #12 at Prison Compilation Part 3: Turkey ** I ******* love dragonball!
#91 to #6 - anon
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(03/14/2014) [-]
sticky this, op
#45 to #6 - nuclearderp
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(03/14/2014) [-]
Oh **** the hell yes!
Oh **** the hell yes!
#59 to #6 - friedgreenpomatoes
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(03/14/2014) [-]
look at all this godly ****
#39 to #6 - xjvlezmerised
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(03/14/2014) [-]
omg i love you for this
#51 - captaindropkik
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(03/14/2014) [-]
if wolfram does your homework for you, it makes YOU the bitch, why don't we try learning for once
#53 to #51 - lorkhan
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(03/14/2014) [-]
Cause learning takes time and time is Funnyjunk.
#12 - christmouth
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(03/14/2014) [-]
Here are some other ones I stored after seeing them here on fj.
#13 to #12 - christmouth
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#14 to #13 - christmouth
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#15 to #14 - christmouth
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#28 - proudnerd
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(03/14/2014) [-]
at www.thefuckingweather.com/, it tells you the ******* weather, and www.wherethefuckshouldigotoeat.com/ will tell you where the **** to go eat. Nifty ****
#63 - epicpoke
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(03/14/2014) [-]
www.escapemotions.com/experiments/flame/index.php Are you an artist? Here ya go. Are you not an artist? Well, press this, and you will be.
#81 to #63 - xfrankie
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(03/14/2014) [-]
it's a mighty phoenix, not a flaming pigeon okay?!

here, have something simillar weavesilk.com/?2vlx
also a +1 for you
#56 - sensualmoments
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(03/14/2014) [-]
so those CP codes huh Im hungry...
#60 to #56 - boomerpyro
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(03/14/2014) [-]
consume the flesh of the fallen -Albert onetesticle
#54 - kingarturi
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(03/14/2014) [-]
fridge one. maybe now i can actually be fancy for once.
fridge one. maybe now i can actually be fancy for once.
#7 - hates
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(03/14/2014) [-]
The nick reboot one is invite-only now, I think
#41 to #7 - metacobalion
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(03/14/2014) [-]
I just made an account. no invite.
#92 to #41 - hates
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(03/14/2014) [-]
Ok, it was invite only for a while, then
#38 - nexdemise
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(03/14/2014) [-]
Wolfram is awesome - until you take a test and realize you didn't learn ****.
#71 to #38 - troythehotman
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(03/14/2014) [-]
Lucky me i'm in an online class. ;)