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    Ultra high energy cosmic particles?

    http://www.fourmilab.ch/documents/ohmygodpart.html Has some infomation of such high energy particels. It also briefly states how it was detected.
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    Stargazing New Scientist Article - Pendulums + Solar Eclipse

    I'd love to see more infomation on this if anyone has any.
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    Projecting a vector onto a plane problem

    Thanks for that, guess it was simpler than I thought. :)
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    Projecting a vector onto a plane problem

    Heya's how would one go about spanning a vector say 'u' onto a plane spanned by vectors v1 and v2. I have a formula for projecting a vector onto say a subspace w: projw(u) = <u,v1>v1 + <u,v2>v2 + .... <u,vn>vn But I'm unsure how to use this for when I need to project the vector onto a...
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    Simple Gas mass/volume Question

    Yer probably... Might be a type in the question.
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    Acid concentration Q's

    Heya's Having some problems with the following question: Trimethylacetic acid C_4 H_{11} COOHis a weak monoprotic acid. When 0.0010 mol of Trimethylacetic acid was dissolved in 100mL of water, the concentration of trimethylacetic ion was found to be 3.0 \times 10^{ - 4} mol.L^{ - 1} a)...
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    Calculating Heat Of Combustion

    OK, think I may have worked it out.. I got an answer of around 2747 kJ/mol, whereas my book gives the answer of 2740 kJ/mol.
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    Calculating Heat Of Combustion

    Hey, I need some help with the following question: A sample of 0.1964g of Quinone (C6 H4 02, Relative Molar Mass = 108.1) was burned in a bomb calorimeter that heas a heat capacity of 1.56 kJ/M. The temperature in the caolorimeter rose from 19.3 to 22.5 degrees celcius. (a) write a...
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    Simple Gas mass/volume Question

    The exhaust gas from a car is tested and found to contain 8% by volume of carbon monoxide. If the molar volume of CO at SLC = 24.4 L/mol, what is the mass of carbon monoxide in 1L of exhaust gas? I'm very new to these calculations and am unsure how to approach it.
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    Confusion about Gravitational Potential

    I see, makes sense. Thanks for clearing that up.
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    Confusion about Gravitational Potential

    Heya's Im a bit confused reguarding gravitational potential energy. I've seen 2 different calculations U(h) = mgh where h is the height above the ground. and U = -GMm/r (off the top of my head, havnt got my notes here with me right now) Could anyone help clear this up for me? Why...
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    Complex Integral

    Stuffed up in the first step :( Thanks guys. :) prolly should goto bed now. :(
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    Complex Integral

    Here is the problem: {\mathop{\rm Im}\nolimits} \int {e^{x(2 + 3i)} } dx One sec, I'm having another go at it. = {\mathop{\rm Im}\nolimits} \int {e^2 } e^{3ix} dx = {\mathop{\rm Im}\nolimits} \int {e^2 } [\cos (3x) + i\sin (3x)]dx \begin{array}{l} = \frac{{ - e^2 \cos...
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    Tangent Plane And Normal Vector.

    Think I've worked it out for myself. Method was sorta wrong. Once I have Grad F, all I need to do is sub in the values of the point and It will give me the normal vector and from that I can work out the equation. I think thats right.
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    Tangent Plane And Normal Vector.

    I'm having trouble working out the tangent plane of an equation at a specified point (4,1,-2) The equation being 9x^2 - 4y^2 - 25z^2 = 40 now \nabla f = (18x, -8y, -50z) yeh? Just reading off this should give us the normal vector shouldn't it? (18,-8,-50) and from that we can work out...
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    Matrix/Determinant/Inverse Q's

    Hmm, yeh, what you're saying would make more sense. Thanks for confirming the other answers.
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    Legit maths in movies?

    Here's some pretty funny stuff regarding maths and physics in Futurama: http://www.mathsci.appstate.edu/~sjg/simpsonsmath/futuramamath/ Futurama πk - Mathematics in the Year 3000, pdf is pretty interesting. actually upon inspection of above above URL...
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    Using the Complex Exponential

    Ahhh, fair enough :) Thought it was going to be tedious, but isnt nearly that bad..
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    Matrix/Determinant/Inverse Q's

    c = \left[ {\begin{array}{*{20}c} {2 - x} & 5 & 1 \\ { - 3} & 0 & x \\ { - 2} & 1 & 2 \\ \end{array}} \right] a) Calculate det(C). My answer was x^2 - 12x + 27. b) Calculate det(2C). Umm, would this just be 2*det(C)? Couldn't find anything more helpful in my notes...
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    Using the Complex Exponential

    How would one use the complex exponential to find something like this: \frac{{d^{10} }}{{dx^{10} }}e^x \cos (x\sqrt 3 ) I'm guessing we'd have to convert the cos into terms of e^{i\theta } but the only thing I can think of doing then is going through each of the derivatives. Im guessing...
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    Directional Derivatives

    Silly me, I was straining all that time trying to figure out why my method is wrong and all the time I had been working with the wrong grad f. Thanks.
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    Directional Derivatives

    Heya's I need to find the direction in the xy plane in which one should travel, starting from point (1,1), to obtain the most rapid rate of decrease of f(x,y,z) = (x + y - 2)^2 + (3x - y - 6)^2 now, \nabla f = (2(x+y-2), 2(3x-y-6)) so I'm thinking now I have to find the the unti vector...
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    Legit maths in movies?

    Yeh, I've seen the core.. Wasn't bad.. Just way too far 'out there'
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    Proving continuity at a point

    How would this work in a multivariable situation? say for: 1/xy at (1,1)
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    Help with delta arguments

    Nice. I'm suprised it turned out to be that simple...
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    Help with delta arguments

    Thanks for that, think I'm getting the hang of it.... Yeh, the first limit problem was a typo, it was meant to be: \mathop {\lim }\limits_{n \to \infty } (n + 4)^-2 =0 I don't suppose you could show me that, I 'think' I may have done it but I REALLY can't be sure :(
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    Legit maths in movies?

    Hey, I was watching Good Will Hunting today to motivate me for my oncoming exams. In movies like these there are usually some scenes of chalkboards filled with math or what have you and I've always wandered if they made sence or if the maths was legit. Check out this screep cap...
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    Proving continuity at a point

    Thanks for that. I think I've finally got some 'sense' on the matter.
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    Proving continuity at a point

    I'm sorry, I don't really understand the 'method' or the reasoning behind that. I need to learn it, but can't for the life of me understand it at the moment. Where did the epsilon in the 3rd last line come from?
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    Equation of a plane

    That makes sense... How do I get the normal vector of the plane?
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