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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 09:25 AM
micromass
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Many textbooks describe a monoid as a category of one object having arrows for its elements. But they also define a...
Apr12-12 02:48 PM
byron.hawkins
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Hi, can you explain me what is "minimum chi-square + 1"? thanks a lot! :)
Feb22-12 05:51 AM
bznm
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Apparently everyone uses either Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications by Kenneth H. Rosen or Discrete Mathematics...
Mar5-10 05:51 PM
JSuarez
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Hi everybody, I am looking for books about Logic and Set Theory. In particular, I am looking for not very...
Feb19-05 05:12 PM
C0nfused
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Hi everybody, Mathematical theories are always based on some axioms. What else makes up an axiomatic theory? I...
Mar9-05 09:11 PM
mathwonk
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i have looked all over the internet and found a ton of different answers to this question so i will try and ask it...
May25-11 09:19 PM
c1gipe
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What is the probability that at least two of a kind will be dealt in a hand of 5 cards using a standard deck of 52...
May21-06 10:37 PM
robert Ihnot
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For the set G where G = {{b},{c},d,{∅}}, I believe these are correct: 1) {{c}} \subseteq G 2) {b} \subseteq G 3)...
Aug27-12 06:30 PM
Cabinbreaker
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Iím student at the University of Arizona. In my political science class, I need to use SPSS to calculate bivariate...
Jun29-10 01:56 PM
itstraining
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I've been reviewing probability and came across this problem: A penny may be fair or it may have two heads. It's...
Dec15-05 05:40 PM
Hurkyl
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A friend gave me this problem; it's been years since I've taken probability, and I'm really rusty. I'm curious how to...
Nov21-06 12:15 PM
EnumaElish
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I don't think I *really* understand the Central Limit Theorem. Suppose we have a set of n independent random...
Jan22-07 05:41 PM
HallsofIvy
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I'm trying to compare fits to data in a certain way. I start with the initial data and fit and compute the \chi^2...
Oct17-11 09:12 AM
cahill8
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I'm dealing with a histogram and want to use poisson errors for each bin. For example, having 7 items in a bin gives...
Aug1-11 10:24 AM
pmsrw3
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...I understand why it becomes more and more insignificant as the value of n increases, but what is the purpose of...
Feb10-12 10:37 AM
Stephen Tashi
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Hi! I am trying to figure out all possible combonations for 6 items among a group of 18 choices. So I turn to my old...
Nov15-11 05:15 AM
chiro
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What were the chances that Paul the octopus predicts winners in 7 matches in a row? Assuming that teams are of equal...
Jul12-10 06:11 PM
SW VandeCarr
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guys im bit confused with the statement borel cantelli lemma 2 : "If the events En are independent and the sum of the...
Jun23-12 01:21 PM
calios
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If I were to use a two-tone image e.g. fax, and were to transmit it line-by-line, where the the individual pixels...
Dec18-07 08:38 PM
EnumaElish
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I am aware that, in statistics, things get difficult as soon as they get nonlinear. And taking the reciprocal of a...
Jul3-12 02:28 AM
DrDu
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I know how to calculate the probability of getting a 1 and then 2 or 1 and 1 and etc, that's just 1/6 * 1/6 Now...
Apr18-12 04:06 PM
calvinjhfeng
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Ive never been taught functions using sets and I have been told that to really understand the real meaning of them it...
Jan22-09 02:14 PM
cam875
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i was confused about what the cardinality of the set {1,2,2,3,3,1,1,1} is? is it 8 or is it 3?
May3-10 08:25 AM
g_edgar
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okay so i have looked up things online and they when other ppl explain it it still doesnt make sense. im working on a...
May13-10 05:34 PM
Fredrik
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Hi guys, I'm new in this forum, so i hope you can help me with these problems. It might be easy, but i just started...
Oct25-04 10:59 AM
NateTG
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Hey! Just as the title suggests I am looking for a good book on stochastic processes which isn't just praised...
Aug7-12 03:58 PM
dvchench
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Hi, Can someone plz solve this sum either by drawing a rook diagram or any other way the question goes like:...
May5-05 12:55 PM
campa
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If there is a box which has 7 red balls, 4 white balls and 9 black ball and you take 3 balls out what is the...
May5-05 09:53 PM
campa
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Ok well here goes. what is teh chance of flipping a coin 10 times and getting either 10 heads or 10 tails. Once this...
Jan19-05 01:19 AM
Chronos
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Can all logic be stated in mathematical equation? If so, I'm not sure how you would state cause and effect.
Apr27-07 04:36 PM
Hurkyl
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My apologies if the following is a stupid question. But is the empty set disjoint with itself? Certain aspects of...
Sep16-09 04:51 PM
g_edgar
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Suppose X and Y are continuous random variables with the joint pdf f_{xy}(x,y) on the \times square. Is the...
Oct23-10 04:57 PM
mathman
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Hi everyone, here's a probability problem that seems really counter-intuitive to me: Find four random variables...
Dec13-10 04:19 PM
mathman
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Hi everyone, I came across a problem that requires knowing this fact. But can any open set in R^n be expressed...
Jun4-11 04:48 PM
CantorSet
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Hi everyone, I'm confused about Durrett's formal definition of a random variable, as well his formal notions of...
Jun6-11 04:13 PM
disregardthat
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Hi everyone, I have a feeling the following property is true but I can't find it stated in any textbook/online...
Aug11-11 12:14 PM
CantorSet
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Hi everyone, Someone posed the question: and Marilyn (high IQ record holder) answers:
Mar30-12 10:43 PM
chiro
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Hi everyone, This is not a homework question. I just want to understand an aspect of linear regression better. ...
Aug27-11 11:50 PM
Stephen Tashi
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Hi everyone, This is not a homework question but something I thought of while reading. In the method of...
Aug31-11 07:15 PM
CantorSet
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Hi context: i am trying to understand convergence of sequence of random variables. random variable are just...
Aug6-10 04:31 PM
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