# Install #

Math.js can be installed via npm:

```
npm install mathjs
```

When installed globally with npm (using the `-g`

option), math.js is available as a command line application `mathjs`

, see documentation on Command Line Interface.

Note that when using mathjs in a TypeScript project, you will have to install type definition files too:

`npm install @types/mathjs`

.

# Download #

Math.js can be downloaded or linked from various content delivery networks:

CDN | Url |
---|---|

unpkg | https://unpkg.com/mathjs@5.2.1/ |

cdnjs | https://cdnjs.com/libraries/mathjs |

jsDelivr | https://www.jsdelivr.com/package/npm/mathjs |

Here some direct download links from unpkg:

Development (version 5.2.1) | 1699 kB, uncompressed with comments |

Production (version 5.2.1) | 136 kB, minified and gzipped |

Too large for you? Create your own custom bundle.

# Web Service #

Math.js is available as a RESTful web service: http://api.mathjs.org

# Extensions #

Here some notable extensions for mathjs:

Extension | Description |
---|---|

mathsteps | A step-by-step math solver library that is focused on pedagogy (how best to teach). The math problems it focuses on are pre-algebra and algebra problems involving simplifying expressions. |

mathjs‑expression‑parser | This custom build of mathjs contains just the expression parser and basic arithmetic functions for numbers. About four times as small as the full mathjs library. |

mathjs-simple-integral | Extends Math.js to be able to compute simple integrals. |

math.diff.js | Symbolic differentiation plugin for Math.js |

postcss-math | PostCSS plugin for making calculations with math.js |

# Other math libraries #

Here some other interesting JavaScript math libraries. Some can be imported into math.js using `math.import`

.

Extension | Description |
---|---|

math‑expression‑evaluator | An extremely efficient, flexible and amazing evaluator for Math expression in Javascript. |

numbers.js | Advanced Mathematics Library for Node.js and JavaScript |

numeric.js | Numerical analysis in Javascript |

decimal.js | An arbitrary-precision Decimal type for JavaScript. Used by mathjs for BigNumber support. |

ndarray | Multidimensional arrays for JavaScript |

Algebrite | Computer Algebra System in Javascript (Coffeescript) |

algebra.js | Build, display, and solve algebraic equations. |

numeral-js | A javascript library for formatting and manipulating numbers |

# History #

A changelog describing the changes with each release is available on the page History.

# Browser support #

Math.js works on any ES5 compatible JavaScript engine: node.js 4 or newer, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, and IE11.

Though there is no official support for older browsers, math.js should still work on older browsers when using the es5-shim.

# Source code #

The source code of math.js is available on GitHub: https://github.com/josdejong/mathjs.

# License #

Math.js is open source and licensed under the Apache 2.0 License