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

Feb2313 09:25 AM
micromass

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From the things I've read on manifold geometry,metric is a property of the manifold.Maybe you can call it intrinsic....

Apr212 05:05 PM
WWGD

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Hi, I'm looking for software that allows me to manipulate tensors as symbols themselves, i.e. not as lists of...

Apr212 02:37 PM
vappole

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I am reading through Kiselev's Geometry: Book I. It is a plane geometry textbook and in the introduction it says the...

Apr212 12:40 PM
Office_Shredder

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Simple question I am confused on. If I have a tensor M^{\alpha\beta\gamma} that is totally antisymmetric in its...

Apr112 09:41 AM
homology

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Hello,
I am currently going over Nakahara's Geometry, Topology, and Physics and even though I have bumped into some...

Mar3112 12:33 PM
Office_Shredder

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I've been thinking about complex residues and how they relate to the topology of a function's Riemann's surface. My...

Mar3012 02:16 PM
DonAntonio

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How many ways in the entire world are there for computing Puiseux expansions of algebraic functions? I know of three...

Mar2912 06:29 AM
jackmell

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I want to prove the next assertion in Jeffrey M. Lee's Manifolds and differential geometry.
If \mathcal{D}_1,...

Mar2912 01:02 AM
mathwonk

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Folks,
I am looking at my notes. Wondering where the highlighted comes from.
Prove that a finite orthogonal set is...

Mar2812 01:28 PM
HallsofIvy

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I need to prove that every line is contained by at least two planes using only the incidence axioms. This is what I...

Mar2812 12:33 PM
LCharette

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I need to prove the interior of <ABC is a convex set. I know it is. I started by defining the angle as the...

Mar2812 12:30 PM
HallsofIvy

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If torsion = antisymmetric part of the connection coefficients, and
...

Mar2712 06:50 PM
kutraj

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The following is a problem that I’m sure is considered “basic” for mathematicians. I would therefore be gracious if...

Mar2712 01:42 PM
homeomorphic

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The following is a distance formula for a metric/pseudometric space.
Please. Can anyone give me ANY insight...

Mar2612 07:38 PM
zmodnz

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Hello,
I'm looking for an appropriate rotation representation for the following situation.
I have two (always...

Mar2612 05:08 PM
sodemus

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Hi all,
I've been fiddling around with this problem for a while. I intuitively understand that the parallel...

Mar2612 03:39 PM
ianhoolihan

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Does anyone know if there is a nonEuclidean geometry(or something like that) where the circle becomes a line or a...

Mar2512 05:44 PM
zmodnz

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Hello everyone! Could someone tell me how to evaluate the integral
\int_{B_{\delta}(p_0)}{\frac{1}{(1 + d^2(p_0,...

Mar2512 04:12 PM
Goklayeh

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Hi guys,
I have questions about algebraic functions and not sure where to ask. Hope it's ok here.
Given the...

Mar2512 03:35 AM
jackmell

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(X,\rho) is a pseudometric space
Define:
x~y if and only if ρ(x,y)=0
(It is shown that x~y is an equivalence...

Mar2512 03:13 AM
Lily@pie

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Hello all
I was hoping someone could help me with the following problem.
I work on the railroads and my task is...

Mar2412 12:28 AM
chiro

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Ok, so I don't have much of an intuition for frame bundles, so I have some basic questions.
A frame bundle over a...

Mar2312 07:41 PM
quasar987

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How do I show that Maslov index satisfies the next property (product property).
Let \Lambda : \mathbb{R} /...

Mar2312 09:56 AM
quasar987

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Given the complete classification of finite simple groups, can one say that the number of all conceivable 2D/3D...

Mar2312 06:21 AM
M Quack

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I am struck in a place where i have to find length of a line(a in fig i.e between P1 and P2) in the form of r and...

Mar2312 03:32 AM
tinytim

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I find that group structure of nsphere is SO(n+1)/SO(n) (at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N_sphere). So I want to find...

Mar2212 10:12 PM
homeomorphic

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I have a question about terminology. Suppose we have a space X with the property that:
for all x, x' in X and...

Mar2212 07:44 PM
micromass

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Nevermind Found my own answer

Mar2212 10:15 AM
Tinyboss

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Hi,
I am am currently taking a second course in geometry, the first part of the course concerns projective...

Mar2212 08:20 AM
chiro

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Hi, I have a bilinear form defined as g : ℝnxℝn>ℝ by g(v,w) = v1w1 + v2w2 + ... + vn1wn1  vnwn
I have to show...

Mar2112 09:37 AM
Alesak

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Hello
I have been thinking about dimensional analysis with respect to computer systems. It has become obvious to...

Mar2112 09:30 AM
D H

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Dear Sir/Madam,
i am doing GR just for fun and have not any degree in neither physics or mathematics. My question is...

Mar2012 03:32 PM
Dom Claude

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Hello,
Am working on a model that involves heat conduction in a semiinfinite solid. I have been using linspace()...

Mar1912 06:22 AM
meldraft

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If a line segment of size L, is made up of an infinite amount of points. Then divided into half, and then half again,...

Mar1812 07:20 PM
micromass

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One of the definitions of the tensors says that they are multidimensional arrays of numbers which transform in a...

Mar1812 12:51 AM
Shyan

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My question is about a general comment made in differential geometry books:
There cannot be a single chart for the...

Mar1812 12:38 AM
ayan849

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We all are familiar with the kind of differential geometry where some affine connection always exists to relate...

Mar1712 07:59 AM
ayan849

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Prerequisite: Protractor
Requirement: Both the measurers and the object should be perpendicular to the ground
...

Mar1612 08:38 PM
moonman239

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Hey guys,
I am confused about the concept of sections of vector bundles. Mobius band is nontrivial line bundle over...

Mar1612 04:40 PM
lavinia

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I am not sure if this is entirely possible, as my spherical trig skills are lacking.
Would it be possible to...

Mar1612 08:19 AM
Insanity

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