# Directory `graphics/pstricks/contrib/pst-math`

pst-math: PostScript extension for mathematical functions: The macros for random numbers cannot be used with xelatex! Use lualatex instead, it has an buildin postscript hvoss@tug.org %% This program can be redistributed and/or modified under the terms %% of the LaTeX Project Public License Distributed from CTAN archives %% in directory CTAN:/macros/latex/base/lppl.txt. %% $Id: README 741 2023-07-03 17:53:43Z herbert $

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## pst-math – Enhancement of PostScript math operators to use with PSTricks

PostScript lacks a lot of basic operators such as tan, acos, asin, cosh, sinh, tanh, acosh, asinh, atanh, exp (with e base). Also (oddly) cos and sin use arguments in degrees.

Pst-math provides all those operators in a header file
`pst-math.pro` with wrappers `pst-math.sty`
and `pst-math.tex`.

In addition, sinc, gauss, gammaln and bessel are implemented
(only partially for the latter). The package is designed
essentially to work with pst-plot
but can be used in whatever PS code (such as PSTricks `SpecialCoor
"!"`, which is useful for placing labels).

The package also provides a routine SIMPSON for numerical integration and a solver of linear equation systems.

Package | pst-math |

Version | 0.67 2023-07-03 |

Licenses | The LaTeX Project Public License |

Copyright | 2023 Herbert Voss |

Maintainer | Herbert Voß Christophe Jorssen (inactive) |

Contained in | TeX Live as pst-math MiKTeX as pst-math |

Topics | Maths PSTricks Calculation |