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any good tablets or computers for math?

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I use an iPad and it’s pretty damn good

I download all my textbooks as pdfs and the same with lecture slides which I can annotate real time

Doing assignments is great as I can just cut little bit of the question to use when I need it, write over the top etc and it’s so easy to export and upload as pdf
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A couple years ago, I spent more time researching this than I'd like to admit on this same question. I narrowed it down to either the Surface Pro or the iPad Pro.

I use a Surface Pro with the 2H nib (the stock one is trash). When I want something like a whiteboard/chalkboard, I use Microsoft OneNote; it lets me scroll infinitely left/right. If I want something that exports to PDF nicely (OneNote is trash for this), I use Scrble Ink or Drawboard PDF. I also get the benefit of having access to all sorts of desktop programs (like LaTeX). The battery life on the Surface is terrible when compared to the iPad Pro though.
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Not sure about a device specifically, but I find the app Notability to be very good. I'm on a iPad for work and Notability  allows me to write as opposed to trying to type. Pages are seemless, you can change background between grid or lined, you got lots of different colors for aesthetics and color coding. It's got all round utility
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iPad Pro/air 100% especially the 11” model I think is perfect for math. Combine it with the pencil and notability/ some note taking app and you’re set. It’s great
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Whatever you go with, I have found that my favorite digital note-taking method is a side-by-side text block and display block where the contents of the text block are interpreted by MathJAX into the display block.  With a second or two time delay you can write something and see it in the display almost real-time.

I had to make my own local HTML file for this, and get the older version of MathJAX that supports these functions, but it's really effective for me.
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I use an Onyx Boox Note Air 2. An e-ink android tablet. Works very well for me.
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As a cheap alternative: Use a pen input with Xournal/Xournal++.

I currently use the Wacom One (costs ~60$) with Xournal/Xournal++ (completely free) and it works like a charm.
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The iPad suggestions are good for things that work out of the box and without fuss, but here's a cheaper alternative. I use an old thinkpad yoga with linux. Linux uses a lot less memory and processor than windows/iOS so it works fine on old cheap hardware. (But very old very cheap hardware might have trouble with modern websites.) A convertible laptop also has advantages over an ipad, with a built-in keyboard, a ton of USB ports, an HDMI port, etc, so you can also use it as your main laptop.

I use xournal++ for taking notes on pdfs and it's great.

The big downside with linux is that installing it takes some work (maybe just an hour if you're lucky), and sometimes things don't work out of the box. But with enough time and effort any problem can be fixed, and you can customize just about anything to your liking.
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I've been using an iPad Air 2020 for almost a year now. Definitely get the Apple Pencil with it!
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As other have commented, iPad + apple pencil is a sort of conventional choice.

There is also surface pro (haven't tried it, but it seems nice...  big screen)

The only other option I can think of is the remarkable 2... apparently it very much feels like writing on paper, but it has no native app support so it is JUST writing

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