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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
Please post any and all homework or other textbook-style problems in one of the Homework & Coursework Questions...
Feb23-13 09:24 AM
micromass
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So I have a function which represents motion. This function is x^2 which is also the area of a square. Now, what I...
May17-13 07:33 PM
jasonlr82794
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Hello, I am a self-learner. I am teaching myself calculus through different sources on the net, but I feel I book...
May19-13 08:26 PM
Mark44
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I'm thinking in particular about Lenny Susskind's lectures, but I've seen other lecturers do it too. They'll be...
May10-13 05:24 AM
jedishrfu
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I dont get it guys. 100% on all the quizes and homework. 42% on the final.... Deptartment policy is that you have to...
May12-13 09:21 PM
Simon Bridge
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Hey guys. So, I'm in an Analysis class and we're at the section on Riemann integrals. I get the theory and the...
May12-13 11:45 AM
Tim67
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I have an oil spill that spills out at a rate of 100 ft per second. I need to find the rate of change of the radius at...
May16-13 12:09 AM
Mark44
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So I know that the derivative of the area of a circle is 2∏r or the circumference, and that the derivative of the area...
May16-13 05:47 AM
arildno
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Hey guys, I know what polynomials are but what I really don't understand is the way you are able to find the equation...
May17-13 09:17 PM
Mark44
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If we take the variation of a functional of some function \phi(x_1,...,x_n) with \partial_{j}\phi being the partial...
May15-13 10:53 AM
pellman
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I am trying to solve a function using Solve in mathmatica. I am solving for multiple constants. Can i use a solve...
May13-13 01:52 PM
Bill Simpson
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eg. Find the directional derivative of the function phi=xyz^2 at the point (1,2,3). Actually what is the math used...
May15-13 11:34 PM
Outrageous
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I've come across this funny problem while messing around with integration by parts. Probably made a mistake somewhere....
May15-13 03:02 PM
tade
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Dyadic Cube C_{k,N} = X \in\ \mathbb{R}^{n} \frac{k_{i}}{2^{N}} \leq x_{i} < \frac{k_{i}+1}{2^{N}} for 1 \leq i \leq...
May15-13 08:00 PM
Astrum
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For arbitrary positive numbers ##\epsilon## and ##\delta## we know that ##0<\delta<\epsilon## such that...
May18-13 03:08 PM
amirmath
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Not sure if this is the right place to post (but its related to a complex analysis questions) I'm doing a past...
May18-13 03:27 PM
FelixHelix
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Assume n\in\mathbb{N} and r\in\mathbb{R} are some fixed constants and r>0. I want to find some nice lower bound for...
May14-13 12:27 PM
jostpuur
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Hi, If we have f(x) is log-concave in x, can we show that the following inequality is true? Or can we find some...
May14-13 11:28 AM
loveinla
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I have asked a similar question but it wasn't answered fully so here it goes. Why is it that you only need two points...
May17-13 08:06 PM
Mark44
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Is f(x)=\sin\;\hbox{ and }\; g(x)=\sin Both EVEN function? It looks even function to me even though it's a...
May11-13 11:37 AM
yungman
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I've looked examples up online and I just can't figure out what to do exactly when I have (2x^2)/(x^2+1), for some...
May13-13 09:11 PM
questionasker1
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Hi, a naive question here, but I was wondering if the series \sum^{∞}_{k=0} k a^{k} has a particular name? As in...
May11-13 02:06 AM
zeroseven
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Hello, Given is the function f = f(a,b,t), where a=a(b) and b = b(t). Need to express first and second order...
May13-13 08:58 AM
Sunfire
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Hi, I'm reading an article that has a sentence saying "where P is a function of period unity.". Here. I've...
May15-13 02:11 PM
Alesak
2 485
Hello all, I am re-teaching myself calculus (I don't remember anything from Calculus in college, and I only took...
May16-13 10:15 PM
DrewD
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I am trying to make an mathmatical equation which can calculate the length of the wire, which is wounded around a a...
May13-13 12:21 AM
215
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Hi, I'm studying the asymptotic behavior (n -> infinity) of the following formula, where k is a given constant....
May20-13 10:30 PM
Stephen Tashi
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Hi guys I am trying to come up with an equation to solve for a break even point. Basically I have an initial outlay of...
May12-13 08:28 PM
Sagelm
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Let's start with: $$ \int \frac{dx}{1+x^2} = \arctan x + C $$ This is achieved with a basic trig substitution....
May12-13 08:53 PM
piercebeatz
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I have this equation 1/(r^2+l^2)^(3/2) and I need to integrate it quickly. My first thought is using this integral...
May13-13 02:01 AM
Simon Bridge
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Hi, So f(x,y) = xe-x(y2 - 4y) Find all stationary points and classify them i got for fx(x,y) s.p (1,4),(1,0)...
May10-13 05:19 PM
JoshMaths
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I'm testing an algorithm to find the global mimina of a function. Can someone give me a few examples of optimization...
May9-13 07:37 PM
lugita15
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Newton and Leibniz both had a method of differentiating. Newton had fluxions and Leibniz had something that resembles...
May9-13 07:40 PM
lugita15
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Hi I am currently working on a project, and I need to calculate the definite triple integral of 1/|x+y+z|. i.e: ...
May9-13 02:49 PM
NamDogg
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My question has to do with Euler's constant towards the end of the proof: d/dx ln/x = lim h → 0 1/h ln(x+h) - lnx...
May19-13 07:35 PM
aclark609
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The explanation for this is probably very trivial, but I am not seeing it. I'm reading through Ramamurti's "Basic...
May20-13 07:13 PM
leinadle
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I have absolutely no doubt this question has been asked many times over, so I apologize in advance for that. This is...
May21-13 10:56 AM
Forensics
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Wasn't sure which section to put this q in. Just reading now that f(x,y) can represent the density of a...
May22-13 09:03 AM
Vorde
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I'm currently working out the Schrödinger equation for a proton in a constant magnetic field for a research project,...
May21-13 03:09 PM
WannabeNewton
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When I think line integral - I understand when I'm taking a line integral for a function f(x,y) which is in 3D space...
May22-13 08:58 AM
HallsofIvy
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I'm looking at this problem here. (Exam practice, move to homework if you want...) http://i.imgur.com/nZ4jRd1.png ...
May22-13 08:55 AM
HallsofIvy
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