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Mathematica One-Liners

Volume 1, Issue 1
Summer 1990
Edited by Paul C. Abbott

This column introduces some short, often one-line, programs. By combining a few Mathematica commands into a simple procedure, one can construct elegant tools for solving problems, experimentation or just plain amusement. Readers are encouraged to contribute examples that they have constructed, along with sufficient explanatory text.


Generate an n x n Hilbert matrix

Characteristic polynomials

Roots of a polynomial in the complex plane

Pi via the fixed point of Newton iteration

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