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Homework Help: Finding Fourier transforms

  1. Sep 10, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Find the Fourier transform of the following equation.
    f1(x) = max(1 - |x|, 0).

    2. Relevant equations

    Can anyone say present the function in different way? Since I don't understand what max function does.

    3. The attempt at a solution
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 10, 2010 #2
    Max(a,b) picks the bigger of its arguments'
    [tex] \max(a,b)=\begin{cases}a & a\geq b\\ b& b>a\end{cases}[/tex]
  4. Sep 10, 2010 #3
    I understand what to do next. Thanks alot
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