Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Now Google Graphs - Kind Of

On Monday Google announced that you can now search for a mathematical function and have an interactive graph generated at the top of your search results. You can zoom in on the graph and explore each function in detail.

Applications for Education
I'm not sure if this new feature in Google Search is a direct move toward taking some market share from Wolfram Alpha or not. Either way, while the new function graphs from Google could be useful for students to see what a function does, if you really want to learn about functions I'll still steer you toward Wolfram Alpha.