[Chicago] Sympy for Python 3 ???

Lewit, Douglas d-lewit at neiu.edu
Tue Sep 29 05:45:39 CEST 2015


Thanks Daniel.  Much appreciated!

On Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 8:28 PM, Daniel Galtieri <daniel.galtieri at gmail.com>
wrote:

> According to the docs, it supports 3+
>
> http://docs.sympy.org/latest/install.html
>
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 7:37 PM, Lewit, Douglas <d-lewit at neiu.edu> wrote:
>
>> Hey guys,
>>
>> I was wondering how to use numpy, scipy, matplotlib and sympy within the
>> IDLE environment.  So I did some Google searching and found the following
>> to be quite helpful.
>>
>> *sudo apt-get install python-numpy python-scipy python-matplotlib
>> python-sympy*
>>
>> Any Python environment on my Ubuntu laptop can then access these
>> modules.  However, the above modules are for Python 2.X.
>>
>> For Python 3 the following can be used in Terminal:
>>
>> *sudo apt-get install python3-numpy python3-scipy python3-matplotlib *
>>
>> However, the above Terminal command will return an error if you include*
>> python3-sympy*.  This leads me to believe that Ubuntu's repositories do
>> not yet contain the Python 3 version of the sympy module.  Does anyone know
>> if sympy can be installed on Python 3.X?  Just wondering.  Sympy is
>> actually a very cool module!!!  It allows many of the same manipulations as
>> found in Maple and Mathematica.  Quite nice!!!
>>
>> Also, does anyone know about the efficiency and speed of the algorithms
>> in numpy and scipy?  Aren't those algorithms based on C and Fortran
>> extensions?  So I'm guessing that numpy and scipy allows numerical
>> processing just as fast as anything that can be done with C or Fortran,
>> right?
>>
>> Thanks for the help and guidance.
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> Douglas Lewit
>>
>> P.S.  Almost forgot.... is there a Mac OS-X equivalent to the useful
>> Ubuntu command:
>> sudo apt-get install ..... and
>> sudo apt-get remove .....  Also, one last question about Ubuntu.  Does
>> Ubuntu have something equivalent to Apple's iTunes?  ( iTunes is great!  I
>> love it! )  Thanks.
>>
>>
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