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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I'm trying to learn linear algebra by myself from a book called "Introduction to linear algebra" by A.D. Martin and...

Dec3103 11:29 AM
Muzza

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How do i find the eigenvalues and eigenvectors for the linear operator T defined as
T(w,z) = (z,w)??

Mar508 09:37 PM
mathwonk

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What is the last digit of 2222^{50}~+~7777^{16}?
I know how to do these kinds of questions, but this time around I...

Sep909 07:42 AM
Borek

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I find it rather tedious to calculate the eigenvalues of a 3x3 matrix. For example
The \emph{characteristic...

Apr1709 03:12 AM
matt grime

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Hey,
I need help with thris proof.. :)
Say A is a skewsymmetric matrix. Is B=A^2 skewsymmetric, symmetric or...

Oct2306 12:37 AM
robphy

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I'm just beginning my study of rings, and I'm wondering if there are some standard ways to show that two rings are not...

Apr2309 01:16 AM
matt grime

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There are 2 issues I want to talk about in this post.
(1) General algorithm for gaussjordan elimination computation...

Apr409 08:06 PM
junglebeast

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Hi
I want to find inverse of singular matrix......
Is there any method to find it???
Please help me out.....
...

Jan1812 06:24 AM
micromass

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Does anyone know where I can access past exam papers in the field of linear algebra. I am particularly looking for...

Oct1409 08:49 AM
Dafe

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In the "origin of zero" thread, I saw the following remark:
I had heard a different story, in a pythagorean mood:...

Apr1605 01:34 PM
neurocomp2003

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Hi.
Do you know of any package to draw Coxeter graphs and Dynkin diagrams in LaTeX directly?
Currently I'm...

Dec1907 05:00 PM
robphy

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We have two nxn matrices with nonnegative elements, A and B.
We know the eigenvalues and eigenvectors of A and B....

Nov710 04:55 PM
Leo321

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I assume everyone who saw this thread first rolled their eyes. Sorry for that. My question is an innocent one, as I...

Jan2511 10:58 AM
Max™

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I have been thinking about this for a week and I simply can't get anywhere.
consider a 4x4 diagonal matrix such...

Dec1607 09:48 PM
Defennder

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I don't really understand why it hasn't been numerically added into modern math. I mean, we make all kinds of...

Mar1709 05:27 AM
HallsofIvy

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Hello,
It is known that a system of linear equations is considered overdetermined if there are more equations than...

Feb2712 04:23 PM
Borek

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Hi all. I'm having a really tough time figuring out how to solve this problem:
Suppose that {v1, v2, v3} are...

Apr2311 08:00 PM
CatAteMyHW

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Hey,
A while ago i hear about finding the division number theory . And i am wondering if there is a theory...

Oct2804 11:18 AM
Gokul43201

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How do i get the point of intersection of a line and a circle.. I got lots of information on this topic, but my...

Aug709 07:26 AM
fatra2

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Any explanation would be great. Also, are there any examples of finite Integral domains that aren't fields?

Feb411 09:03 PM
Spartan Math

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Hello,
I have searched through out the internet but I couldn't find any information about the origin of Pascal...

Jul1208 03:20 AM
roam

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I'm reading the Wikipedia article, trying to understand the definition of the tensor product V\otimes W of two vector...

Jun1808 11:43 AM
Fredrik

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hi, i don't really understand whats the difference between vector product and dot product in matrix form.
for...

Apr2710 11:42 AM
quietrain

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Hi all! I was working on some homework for the linear algebra section of my "Math Methods for Physicists" class and...

Oct1409 03:00 AM
Matthollyw00d

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Hey all!
I am working on this and got confused. Any help at all would be much appreciated!
Determine the kernel...

Dec1409 10:50 AM
Codexmac

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While reading text, I had a question which I can not resolve by myself. Please Help me!
it reads, The empty set( a...

Sep2905 01:35 PM
Adriadne

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simple problem... 3x = 1 (mod 16), find all possible values of x mod 16
so this is what i've come to:
3x = 1 +...

Mar108 04:41 PM
ramsey2879

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Hi.
I have a question.
I know the rule of the hightest power of 2 dividing n!, the highest power means if 2^{k}n!,...

Oct2107 01:40 AM
whodsow

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How do I take the cross product of Two 3x3 Matrices.
For example what is cross product of:
x

Dec409 09:09 AM
dellatorre

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Hi all!
This looks a pretty nice forum. So here's my question:
How do I find/show a basis or orthogonal basis...

Sep2506 01:31 PM
river_rat

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how to plot the irrational number pi on a number line. i know the procedure for square roots of differant nonperfecr...

Nov1805 04:07 AM
Aditya89

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If I have a set of numbers from 1 to N, I want to know how to count sets such that the highest number in the set is...

May2612 09:17 AM
ClifDavis

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Hello everyone.
I came across the term free vector space in a book on mathematical physics by Geroch but cannot...

Dec3007 12:08 PM
mathwonk

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right now, my concept for their difference is that linear transformations are 1 to 1, where as nonlinear...

Nov509 04:04 AM
HallsofIvy

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how do you prove that if v is an element of V (a vector space), and if r is a scalar and if rv = 0, then either r = 0...

Mar3004 05:27 AM
matt grime

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Here it is...
1/3= .33333333333...........
2/3= .6666666666.........
so
3/3= .9999999999.......

Oct805 08:03 AM
HallsofIvy

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hi all
this is the general problem
X\ddot{}+AX\dot{}+BX=0
let A, B,X be 2*2 matrices
its application is in...

Mar3008 01:14 AM
jahandideh

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Please excuse the lack of latex, I'm in somewhat of a hurry and I do not have the time to lookup the latex syntax for...

Mar1805 03:05 PM
FrogPad

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Hi, I'm a grad student in pure math and I'm trying to relearn my linear algebra from scratch because I never learned...

Nov1709 06:25 AM
Ruslan_Sharipov

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Hello,
what's the difference between Hermitian and selfadjoint operators? Our professor in Group Theory made a...

Dec1608 01:19 PM
Adam....

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