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Is $f:\mathbb{R}^2\to\mathbb{R}^2$ given by $f(x,y)=(2x+y,3\lfloor y\rfloor-x)$ bijective? if not is it injective or surjective?

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What is the domain of this function? What is the range? –  Asaf Karagila Nov 3 '12 at 15:08
    
Write out what it would mean if there were two points mapped to the same point. Examine the range of the function. If you get stuck in this routine verification, you can always show us where you get stuck. –  rschwieb Nov 3 '12 at 15:25
    
it is from RxR to RxR and I finally managed to solve it and I found f-1(x,y) ...5 pages of proof :| a really beautiful problem that is –  myself Nov 3 '12 at 17:58
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