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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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I currently self study from the book "A Course in Modern Mathematical Physics" by Peter Szekeres, and I'm currently...
Aug5-10 02:28 PM
Goldbeetle
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Dear Friends, I have a question and would be pleased if you help me by suggesting a paper or book to study. Let...
Aug18-10 11:52 PM
ross_tang
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I'm trying to compute the eigenvalues for a 32x32 symbolic matrix (with one variable) in Mathematica. I get the...
Aug1-10 08:23 PM
jasonRF
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I need help. So the obvious answer is no, because it's not integrally closed (incidentally it's integral closure...
Jul16-10 12:19 PM
tmccullough
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given any two numbers a,b and an upper and lower bound for the sum of reciprocals of a certain class of integers...
Jul21-10 11:21 PM
dimitri151
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Anyone know how to solve a quintic or quartic? (thanks) (try to list your information, its helpfull!)
Jul17-10 02:49 AM
chaoseverlasting
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I googled for a proof,but didn't find one. Could anyone give me a link to a proof?
Jul23-10 04:00 AM
quasar987
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Would you please help me? Thanks in advance. Prove that if a belongs to R, then (a^2)^1/2 = |a|? by using...
Aug1-10 09:15 PM
Hurkyl
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Hey all, I'm trying to find an orthogonal complement (under the standard inner product) to a space, and I think...
Aug2-10 11:44 AM
vigvig
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What is the effect on a vector when it is multiplied by a matrix? Let any matrix 2 3 3 5 What will be the...
Aug4-10 05:28 PM
berkeman
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Is it correct that the Gaussian elimination procedure is used in computer software to solve systems of linear...
Aug6-10 03:36 PM
hotvette
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I'd like to do one of two things: 1: Find an example of a non-diagonal matrix whose matrix exponential (defined in...
Aug10-10 02:52 PM
charlesworth
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Suppose \mathfrak{g} and \mathfrak{h} are some Lie algebras, and G=\exp(\mathfrak{g}) and H=\exp(\mathfrak{h}) are Lie...
Aug10-10 08:45 AM
Hurkyl
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The number of partitions of an even number 2N into N parts appears to be equal to the number of partitions of N. ...
Aug17-10 01:34 PM
FaustoMorales
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I am looking for a rather simple proof that if the matrix A has eigenvalues>0, then (x^t)Ax>0 for any vector x not 0....
Aug23-10 08:00 AM
HallsofIvy
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Thank you for reading. If I have an object (is it correct to call it a tensor?) whose components are defined by: ...
Aug26-10 12:55 AM
Fernsanz
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I'm currently learning Lie groups/algebras and I am trying to find the infinitesimal generators of the special...
Aug22-10 11:05 PM
16180339887
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There is a problem in a book I'm not quite understanding. Let M be an R-module and let I=Ann(M). Show that M can be...
Aug26-10 03:58 AM
Hurkyl
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normal extension - an algebraic field extension L/K is said to be normal if L is the splitting field of a family of...
Aug30-10 05:57 AM
rasmhop
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Help for prove this please Let T\in{L(V,W)} The equation Tx=y have one solution iff y\in{R(T)}
Aug28-10 12:41 PM
arkajad
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Yet another silly question from me :/. From an instructor's notes: "Let V = R^n be the vector space of column n-tuples...
Sep1-10 02:39 PM
vanckzhu
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Definition: A semigroup is a pair (R,op) where R is a set an op is a binary operation that is closed and associative. ...
Sep8-10 06:27 AM
Eynstone
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Consider a binary operation on a set G. A an element e of G is said to be a left identity if ex=x for all x. If x is...
Sep4-10 08:53 PM
Fredrik
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0, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 4, 8, 12, 96... What number follows?
Sep5-10 03:11 AM
adriank
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Are there cases where there's more than one binary operation to choose from by which to define a Lie algebra for a...
Sep10-10 10:47 PM
Rasalhague
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what will be the sum of this series? \Sigma nCr . 2r where r = 0 to n
Sep15-10 02:22 AM
Sherard
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Appoint all the pairs (k, l) (both k and l in R^+) such that: \sqrt{k}+\sqrt{l}=\sqrt{4+\sqrt{7}} I'm really stuck...
Sep12-10 09:44 PM
adriank
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I was wondering what would be the largest possible value for a determinant, for a 3 by 3 matrix whose entries can only...
Oct11-10 06:42 PM
Simon_Tyler
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I'm reading the first chapters of "A Guide to Distribution Theory and Fourier Transforms". On page 10, Exercises...
Sep19-10 01:21 PM
Goldbeetle
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what is another way to form (a+b)^c to another simple expression? like for example a^c+b^c doesnt work because its...
Sep20-10 10:12 PM
GlobalDuty
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When I realize that I am going to have a singular matrix (after exhausting row swap options and maybe even some...
Sep22-10 09:50 PM
MurdocJensen
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Here is my problem. Any ideas are appreciated. Let P be a projection matrix (symmetric, idempotent, positive...
Sep30-10 06:28 AM
trambolin
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I read the following on the wikipedia page about simple rings (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simple_ring): I do...
Oct3-10 10:32 PM
gerben
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Sounds great thank you
Oct3-10 04:28 PM
Simon_Tyler
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Hello everyone. I was going through my Linear Algebra Done Right textbook that threw me off. I hope this forum is...
Oct4-10 11:17 PM
adriank
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Is it true that if a finite group G contains a subgroup of index 2, then there is an element of G with order 2?
Oct8-10 10:08 AM
ForMyThunder
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I saw the following problem on my abstract algebra book (dummit && foote) , I tried to solve it but I couldn't : Let...
Oct11-10 04:03 AM
hermanni
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Let V be a finite-dimensional vector space over the field F and let T be a linear operator on V. Let c be a scalar and...
Oct12-10 12:49 PM
arkajad
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Do all linearly dependent sets have elements that are linear combinations of each other? Or does this apply only to...
Oct12-10 10:21 AM
ichigo444
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Can i use the invertability of a matrix as an alternative way of determining the linear independence of a set? Thank...
Oct12-10 10:54 AM
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