
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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34,981 
Hi,
I'm Yr 13 and just wanted to do some further reading/exploring.
So i understand that the zeta function is...

Aug1912 01:34 AM
Kraflyn

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7,966 
Do all linear transformations are matrix transformation? In a book by David C Lay, he wrote on page 77 that not all...

Aug212 04:21 PM
HallsofIvy

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7,793 
Hi,
I need help with matrix derivation. I have 2 matrices of dimension 2x1, A and B.
A = ^{T}
B = ^{T}
I would...

Aug912 12:53 PM
micromass

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2,983 
X^4(X^3)y+(X^2)(y^2)x(y^3)+y^4= (x+y)^45xy(x+y)^2+5(xy)^2
...

Aug1312 07:51 PM
mahmudarif

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3,674 
Hi I am trying to learn about quotient groups to fill the gaps on things I didn't quite understand from undergrad....

Aug1412 10:16 PM
Bacle2

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1,476 
Def: A low discrepancy sequence is a uniformly distributed sequence with minimal discrepancy, O(logN/N).
Question:...

Aug212 03:26 PM
mehr1methanol

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1,386 
Okay so I'm a first year engineering student and I'm taking linear algebra.
I understand how to take determinants...

Aug812 11:03 PM
johnqwertyful

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1,873 
I originally asked this in the Calculus & Analysis forum. But perhaps this is better suited as a question in Abstract...

Aug512 12:12 AM
rbj

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1,922 
I am having trouble understanding the permutations of a finite set in general. I want to know what it may be used for,...

Aug312 01:59 PM
marschmellow

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1,126 
First,could you please clear this doubt
A polynomial with rational coefficients does not form a vector space over...

Aug212 09:47 PM
homeomorphic

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1,355 
Students familiar with Euclidean space find the introduction of general vectors spaces pretty boring and abstract...

Aug912 12:10 PM
Vaedoris

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1,299 
Attached is a graph of the number of goldbach partitions versus Hardy Littlewoods asymptote for even numbers of the...

Aug112 09:44 PM
Paul Mackenzie

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1,241 
Consider the following sequence, where the elements are rational numbers mulriplied by \pi:
(\alpha_{i}) = \hspace{2...

Aug312 09:17 AM
mehr1methanol

2 
1,391 
Let us take the most mainstream irrational out there, (Pi).
Now write (Pi) as:
3.
14159265...
Let us number...

Aug512 07:34 AM
mfb

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1,792 
Hello, this is rather vague but I had a lecture around a year ago about prime numbers and how a mathematician (Hardy...

Aug712 11:44 PM
Bacle2

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2,471 
This is very weird, but I found an inconsistency in the application of Cramer's Rule for a 3x3 simple linear matrix. ...

Aug1012 10:03 AM
DonAntonio

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1,024 
Hi, I have to take a placement exam in linear algebra this fall so I have been studying some past exams. This is a...

Aug812 12:06 PM
Fractal20

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1,048 
I have been investigating goldbach partitions for some time.
One interesting observation I have been able to...

Aug912 05:27 AM
Paul Mackenzie

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1,540 
Is there a way to define in how many ways can I form a number by it's portions?
e.g: the number 5 has 6 ways:...

Aug812 05:17 PM
gerben

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1,467 
There's a geometric interpretation of the determinant of an operator in a real vector space that I've always found...

Aug912 03:09 PM
dEdt

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1,496 
Hi, I have this problem that is solved, but I don't understand the theory behind it.
It says: Which of the...

Aug812 07:32 PM
jbunniii

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1,101 
What is eigen value, eigen vector etc and what is their physical significance?
Devanand T

Aug1112 05:57 AM
voko

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2,019 
I was thinking about identities, and seem to have arrived at a contradiction. I'm sure I'm missing something.
A(n)...

Aug1112 12:50 PM
physicsforum7

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1,427 
I have been having trouble of late with partial fraction decomposition. Not so much the maths, but the intuition...

Aug1112 01:37 PM
Taylor_1989

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993 
Suppose we have a finite dimensional inner product space V over the field F. We can define a map from V to F...

Aug1112 08:13 PM
dEdt

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1,276 
Let a, b and c be positive integers such that a^(b+c) = b^c x c Prove that b is a divisor of c, and that c is of the...

Aug1212 05:10 AM
Idiotinabox

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1,415 
The isomorphism of ℝ5 and P4 is obvious for the "standard" inner product space.
The following question arise from...

Aug1812 09:58 PM
chiro

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1,044 
I was perusing the internet and I came across a formula for the area of triangle in a coordinate plane.
With...

Aug1312 11:36 AM
DonAntonio

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if a, b, c (integers) are coprimes then (an + bn + cn ) / abc can't be a number that is not a fraction (integer)....

Aug1512 08:55 PM
haruspex

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1,638 
I have a small idea on what irreducible and primitive polynomials are in Abstract algebra. But what is minimal...

Aug1412 09:22 AM
HallsofIvy

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919 
Can any one clarify the concepts of zero vector and zero scalar?
Devanand T

Aug1812 10:13 AM
Fredrik

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2,260 
Hello fellas.
I have this formula that encodes data:
OUTPUT = (Data * 7) + (Data * 2) + 8
So in this case, if...

Aug1412 06:11 AM
chiro

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794 
If H is a Hermitian operator, then its eigenvalues are real. Is the converse true?

Aug1712 03:23 AM
NegativeDept

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1,186 
Can anyone tell me how can i find a solution to a transcendental equation?
Any link, where i will get methods to...

Aug1512 07:13 AM
HallsofIvy

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1,078 
Hello,
I have a doubt on the definition of Lie groups that I would like to clarify.
Let's have the set of...

Aug1512 05:09 AM
Bacle2

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Let p be a prime. Let H_{i}, i=1,...,n be normal subgroups of a finite group G. I want to prove the following:
If...

Aug1612 10:10 PM
moont14263

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1,147 
According to Fermat's last theorem, a 6th power plus a 6th power cannot equal a 6th power, but a square plus a square...

Aug1912 09:32 PM
ramsey2879

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1,840 
My question is about the shaded area in the attachment?
How did the author get that all the elements of order p or 4...

Aug1812 12:04 PM
moont14263

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If I know that \sum_{k=1}^n a_{ik} = 1 and \sum_{j=1}^n b_{kj} = 1, why is the following permitted?
\sum_{j=1}^n...

Aug1812 11:04 AM
IniquiTrance

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What does it mean to give a group structure? I'm working on a problem and part of it asks for the structure of the...

Aug1912 03:15 PM
modnarandom

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