Issue No.04 - July/August (1999 vol.1)
Mathcad 8 is the latest update to an extremely useful mathematics tool popular with scientists, engineers, and students. Mathcad can be best described as a free-form worksheet that can perform numerical calculations as well as many symbolic math procedures. Its interface window will support three types of regions: text, math, and plot. Each can be placed anywhere you wish on your screen or printout.
Alex F. Burr, "Mathcad 8: New Features for a Popular Math Program", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.1, no. 4, pp. 6-9, July/August 1999, doi:10.1109/MCSE.1999.10017