SMath Studio is a free software very much similar to MATHCAD.
First you will have to go to SMath Studio – Official Web Site to get the software downloaded.The software is available in Smath Forum .After obtaining the forum membership SMath for Linux can be downloaded .Move the downloaded tar.gz file to home folder and extract it.
Then you will get a folder namely “SMathStudioDesktop.0_97_5346.Mono”.This folder contains an executable file called “SMathStudio_Desktop.exe”.
“mono-complete” has to be installed in order to run “SMathStudio_Desktop.exe” file .
You can install mono using the Software Manager of Mint .
Now SMath Studio desktop can be accessed by double clicking “SMathStudio_Desktop.exe” file in the SMathStudioDesktop.0_97_5346.Mono folder in the home directory.
How to make an executable desktop icon of SMath?At the decktop right click the mouse and press Create Launcher.
Then fill the cages as follows.
Then press the browse button by the side of command cage, to locate “SMathStudio_Desktop.exe” file in the “SMathStudioDesktop.0_97_5346.Mono” folder in the home directory.Then press ok button .Now you will get a Launcher icon on the desktop.