
Please post any and all homework or other textbookstyle problems in one of the Homework & Coursework Questions...

Feb2313 09:24 AM
micromass

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Rv=...

Apr3005 03:29 AM
strid

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So, I'm trying to selfteach myself Abstract Algebra, and this idea of cosets is killing me, and I'm not completely...

Sep1211 09:24 AM
Asmoridin

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Hi,
I've spent dozen of hours searching by myself and dozen of hours searching on the Web. Now I need help.
Who...

Nov3004 05:39 PM
Hurkyl

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First and foremost, let's get something straight before I post my proof:
I'm not enrolled in any classes. I don't...

May709 09:17 AM
dt666999

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I thought the definition of a field was the set of all real numbers plus addition and multiplication (or whatever the...

May812 04:58 PM
jpcjr

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1,508 
Hello,
I need help in this two quetion. Please, show me all the steps to solve them.
1 Find the distence from a...

May1809 02:57 PM
jbunniii

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1,075 
I need help proving if a + a = 0 then a = 0. Thanks!

Jul1304 04:08 PM
mathman

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Hi
i need help to prove this theory:
GCD(n.m)=1 <=> GCD((2^n)1,(2^m)1)=1
n,m real numbers

Dec1708 10:33 PM
robert Ihnot

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Hi, can somebody help me out with this question:
A car is stuck on the side of the road and the driver has only a...

Sep2204 02:12 PM
Windwaker2004

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what are the range of values of k that gives the equation (k+1)x^2+4kx+9=0 ...I work it out :confused: ...please help

Oct504 07:52 PM
Spectre5

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The Farey sequence F_n (F subscript n) for any positive integer n is the set of irreducible rational numbers a/b with...

Apr1311 02:17 PM
Bill Simpson

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Alright. As stated in the title above.
So, a subspace is a set of vectors that satisfies:
1) It contained the zero...

Mar809 04:24 PM
HallsofIvy

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We have:
z = (2^(mn)  1)/, where (2^m  1) and (2^n  1) are prime numbers.
Prove that (2^m  1) and (2^n  1) are...

Nov2110 05:50 AM
helgamauer

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I know how to use determinants to solve a system of linear equations, I know I can use them to find the rank of a...

Jul1812 06:51 AM
AlephZero

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For an exercise, I want to axiomatize sudoku.
I've came up with the definition of the sudoku puzzle in mathematical...

Mar1811 07:23 PM
micromass

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I have the following equation:
(k(x)*g(x)')'=p*g(x)
where
k(x) = k(x+T)  k(x) is a known periodical function...

Mar1010 07:47 AM
simplex

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i was reading simon singh's the code book. it describes different systems of cryptography. but what i wanted to know...

Feb606 02:37 AM
murshid_islam

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I was searching for the definition of localization of a ring .
I came across the definition given at
...

Mar908 05:05 PM
ircdan

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I was wondering what Q/Z, or the rational numbers modulo the integers. I am struggling to visualize what the cosets...

Apr2209 09:18 PM
zcdfhn

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I wont to learn the logic behind a determinant, the math isn’t so hard you do that then you do that, you don’t need to...

Sep504 11:00 AM
HallsofIvy

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You can find many texts and web pages that teach elementary algebra and say they are only dealing with the real...

Mar3111 11:29 AM
coolul007

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2,550 
hello.
I'm creating an ifc importer.
I'm creating some simple beam with rotation about X , about Y and about Z....

Mar512 05:26 AM
giuseppe500

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This is an interesting type of number series I found. I have no idea if it's good for anything, but somehow it's...

Dec1810 11:39 AM
alphachapmtl

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1,912 
hello, i've been reading some proofs and in keep finding this same argument tyo prove that a linear map is injective...

Dec1807 06:10 AM
HallsofIvy

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I saw a picture of what it might look like when I was researching it, but I'm confused about something. The picture's...

Mar2613 07:44 PM
LastTimelord

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I've just come across oneforms for the first time. Everything I read makes them sound exactly like dual vectors, but...

Nov105 11:01 AM
mathwonk

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This is crazy. I have no idea what the textbook is saying at the end.
So far, so good. Then this flies at me...

Oct1810 07:53 PM
moe darklight

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So I've been working through some algebraic number theory and there is a problem asking me to describe the ideals in...

Jun509 10:08 AM
sidm

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For what values does \mathbb{Z} have unique factorization?
I know Kummer shown that \zeta being a 23rd root of...

Aug1207 10:51 AM
CRGreathouse

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1,890 
Hello
I need your help please.
I have a block matrix P=, which is inversable.
if f belongs to the ideal of the...

Jun614 05:48 AM
Erland

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1,106 
A vector can be expressed by a column matrix or by a row matrix, however is preferably use the column matrix for...

Mar414 04:52 PM
Jhenrique

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540 
Hi,
This has came up in a proof I'm going through, and need some guidance.
The proposition is that if R is a...

Mar511 04:12 PM
mathwonk

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Is an ideal always a linear space?
I'm reading a proof, where the author is essentially saying: (1) since x is in...

Feb1511 11:25 AM
Landau

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Can anyone explain ideals and polynomial rings i.e. definitions, examples, the most important theorems, etc.?

Apr2412 09:42 PM
glebovg

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Do all rings have to be generated by ideals? Or can some rings come without ideals?
Can some elements in rings be...

Feb1508 02:10 AM
Emmanuel114

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I want to answer this question:
Find all the ideals of the direct product of rings R \times S.
(I think this means...

Oct2209 01:14 PM
siyacar

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5,018 
I'm working on an exam that Michael Artin once gave, where one of the questions is basically,
Consider the...

Aug2311 02:12 PM
murmillo

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trying to show that polynomials f(x), g(x) in Z are relatively prime in Q iff the ideal they generate in Z contains an...

Dec1009 06:44 PM
esisk

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I came across a question saying
Let S: U > V and T:V > W be linear maps, where U V and W are vectors spaces over...

Feb109 06:37 AM
adriank

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I'm curious to what this transformation is exactly doing. I'm lead to believe by the context of the question in my...

Aug1504 09:10 PM
mathwonk

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