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DescriptionFor technical and scientific calculations

Installation Instructions

To install Mathematica, you will need an activation key from Wolfram Research, the makers of Mathematica. To obtain a key:

  1. Visit the appropriate Wolfram Mathematica User Portal:
    1. for Students
    2. for Faculty and staff
  2. Create a new Wolfram account or log in with your existing account. Use your Swarthmore e-mail address when prompted for your e-mail.
  3. Fill out the Activation Key Request Form. Select the single machine option and your choice of version.
  4. After you submit the form, you will receive an activation key (a copy will also be emailed to you).
  5. Continue to the Product Summary Page and fill out the form to register your copy of Mathematica.
  6. After submitting the product registration form, download Mathematica on the next page (at the bottom).
  7. Run the installer. When you start Mathematica you will be prompted to enter the activation key you received via email.