Algebra Problem Solver

Solve Algebra Problems with PTC Mathcad

Nearly all engineering calculations stem from algebra in one form or another. Many think of algebra as high school math, but what about instances in which you need to determine momentum, velocity or resistance? Calculating these problems by hand can be time consuming and leaves more room for error. PTC Mathcad is the algebra problem solver specifically crafted for engineers to spend less time solving algebra problems, and more time designing and engineering the product. We've created a free Algebra Problem Solver worksheet so you can see how PTC Mathcad can solve all of your engineering algebra equations.

Features and Benefits of the Algebra Problem Solver

  • Effortlessly manipulate algebraic expressions using PTC Mathcad's symbolic keywords
  • Numerically and/or symbolically solve for unknown variables
  • Eliminate any algebraic simplification mistakes that are common when done by hand with our symbolics engine

Algebra Problem Solver Tips and Tricks:


You can change the default numerical result format on the Math Formatting Tab. Options include display precision; results format including decimal, scientific and percent; show trailing zeros and complex value formatting. All numerical result formatting can be changed on an individual region level, a group of regions level or a worksheet level and can even be saved in a template!

See how PTC Mathcad allows these two physics problems to be solved effortlessly compared to the complex hand calculations.


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Without PTC Mathcad


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The software's symbolic math engine allows you to simplify, factor, expand and solve algebraic expressions in a clean and logistical format.

Easily solve for variables symbolically. With PTC Mathcad, symbolic and numeric calculations automatically update as inputs or formulas change, making it easy to both understand and verify the mathematics.

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Without PTC Mathcad


Need help solving algebra problems for your linear algebra courses? PTC Mathcad can quickly solve systems of linear and nonlinear equations both numerically and symbolically with our solve blocks feature.