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What can we say about $f$ on $\overline{\Omega}\times[0,T]$ if we know that $f(\cdot,0)>0$ on $\Omega$ and $f>0$ on $\partial\Omega\times(0,T]$?

Let $\Omega$ be a bounded domain, $T>0$ and $f:\overline{\Omega}\times[0,T]$ be continuous. Moreover, let $f(x,0)>0$ for $x\in\Omega$ $f(x,t)>0$ for $(x,t)\in\partial\Omega\times(0,T]$ ...
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$f$ is differentiable at $x_0 \in \dot{I} $

Let $f\in \mathbb{R}^{I}$ and $x_0 \in \dot{I} $ (adherent point ) Show that $$\left.\begin{matrix} f \text{ is continuous at } x_0 \\ f \text{ is differentiable at all } x \in I \setminus ...
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estimating a convolution type maximal function

Let $\phi : \mathbb{R}^n \rightarrow \mathbb{R}_{+}$ be a $C^1$ function with $supp(\phi) \subset B(0,1)$ and $\int \phi = 1$. Define $$\phi_t(x) := t^{-n} \phi({x/t})$$ and set $$ M_{\phi} f(x) := ...
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$\delta-\epsilon$ Question on Ordered Field $\mathbb{R}$

I got came across this question with the $\delta-\epsilon$ definition of a limit, but I do not know how to use it to solve the context of this problem: Problem: Let $f:\mathbb{R}\to\mathbb{R}$ be ...
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Prove that the following statement is false [on hold]

If $s_n \le 1/2^n$ for all $n$, then the series $\sum_{n=1}^\infty s_n$ converges. Prove that this statement is false.
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Inequality between norms on $\mathbb{R}^n$

I am trying to show that $\lVert x\rVert_q\leq\lVert x\rVert_p\leq\lVert x\rVert_1$ for $1<p<q$ where $\lVert x\rVert_p=(\sum |x_i|^p)^{1/p}$ and $x\in\mathbb{R}^n$. This seems like it should be ...
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Explanation of uniqueness of square root

Let $c$ be a positive number. Then there is a unique positive number whose square is $c$. That is, $x^2=c$ Start: Suppose $a$ and $b$ are numbers whose square is $c$. then $a^2=c$ and $b^2=c$ ...
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Check Functional Analysis Proof

I seem to have proved something with elementary techniques even though the paper I found it in suggests it requires heavy tools. There could be a mistake but I can't find it if there is one. Theorem: ...
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Equivalence of sigma algebras on the set of probability measures.

I was wondering if somebody could help me see/provide a reference to the following fact: Let $X$ be a metrizable set, $\mathcal{F}$ the corresponding Borel sigma-algebra on $X$, and ...
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Can every polynomial be factored into constant and linear complex factors?

That is, can any polynomial, $a_nx^n + a_{n-1}x^{n-1} + \ldots + a_1x^1+a_0$, be expressed $b_0\left(x + b_1\right)\left(x + b_2\right)\ldots \left(x + b_n\right)$ where $b_i \in \mathbb{C}$?
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Question about the Hessian matrix and its eigenvalues

Let $\Omega$ a bounded and connected domain in $R^n$ and $a_{ij} \in C(\Omega)$, $i,j=1,...,n$ such that $$\lambda |\theta|^2 \leq a_{ij}(x)\theta_i \theta_j \leq \gamma |\theta|^2, i,j=1,...,n$$ ...
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calculate $\lim_{n \to \infty}(\int_{a}^{b} f^nx(x)g(x)dx)^{\frac{1}{n}}$ [on hold]

Suppose that $g,f:[a,b] \to (0,\infty) $ are two continous functions, calculate $$\lim_{n \to \infty}\Bigg(\int_{a}^{b} f^n\ x (x)\ g(x) \ dx \Bigg)^{\frac{1}{n}}$$ where $f^n (x)= f(x)^n =f(x)\ ...
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how to find the lim of $(1+\arcsin x) ^{\cot x} $ as $x$ goes to $0$?

$$\lim_{x\to 0} \ln (1+\arcsin x) ^{\cot x}=\lim_{x\to 0} \cot x \ln (1+\arcsin x)=\lim \frac{(1+\arcsin x)}{\tan x}$$ from l'hospital $$ \lim_{x\to 0}\frac{ \frac{1} {\sqrt{1-x^2}}} {\sec^2 x} $$ ...
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$\lim_{n \to \infty}\prod_{k=1}^n \cos(k\sqrt{\frac{3}{n^3}} t) = e^{- \frac{t^2}{2}}$ [duplicate]

Is it true that $$\lim_{n \to \infty}\prod_{k=1}^n \cos\left(k\sqrt{\frac{3}{n^3}} t\right) = e^{- \frac{t^2}{2}}$$ ? How to proceed ?
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“Standard” proof that open disks in $\mathbb{R}^2$ are connected?

Homework for a complex analysis course asks me to prove as homework that open disks are connected. I do know a way to do this: open disks are convex, and an old exercise in Rudin's "Principles of ...
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If the sequence $\{{1\over n^k}\}$ where $n\in \mathbb{N}$ is convergent, then $k\geq 0$ and the limit $0$ for all $k>0$.

If the sequence $\{{1\over n^k}\}$ where $n\in \mathbb{N}$ is convergent, then $k\geq 0$ and the limit $0$ for all $k>0$. What I have: Assume that $k<0$, need to show that this contradicts the ...
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What can we say about the definite integral and Riemann sums?

Consider $$f(x) = \int_{1}^{x} \frac{dt}{t}$$ and $$g(x) = \sum_{1}^{x} \frac{1}{t}.$$ I would like to say that $f(x) < g(x)$ for all natural numbers $x \ge 1$. Is there an easy way to derive ...
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Determine the limit of a series, involving trigonometric functions: $\sum \frac{\sin(nx)}{n^3}$ and $\frac{\cos(nx)}{n^2}$

I have $$\sum^\infty_{n=1} \frac{\sin(nx)}{n^3}.$$ I did prove convergence: $0<\theta<1$ $$\left|\frac{\sin((n+1)x)n^3}{(n+1)^3\sin(nx)}\right|< \left|\frac{n^3}{(n+1)^3}\right|<\theta$$ ...
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Weak star convergence question

Let $C$ be a convex cone in $L^{\infty}$, that is if $x,y \in C$ and $\alpha, \beta > 0 $ then $\alpha x + \beta y \in C$. Let $U$ be the unit ball in $L^{\infty}$. Assume that for each sequence ...
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$ \int \frac{dx}{4x^2-12x+13}$

This is probably not too hard but i can't get it right: I am trying to calculate $$\displaystyle \int \frac{dx}{4x^2-12x+13}$$. The solution is $\displaystyle ...
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Question in analysis: subset of open interval in $\Bbb R$

Consider metric space $(X,d)$, $X=(a,b)\subset \Bbb R$, $d(x,y)= \lvert x-y \rvert$. Let a subset $S \subset (a,b)$ be open and closed. Show that either $S=(a,b)$ or $S= \emptyset$. There's a ...
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Matrix representation of shape operator

Let $f$ be a parametrized surface $f: \Omega \subset \mathbb{R}^2 \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^3$ and $N : \Omega \rightarrow Tf$ the Gauß map. Then the shape operator is defined as $L = -DN \circ Df^{-1}.$ ...
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Does $-\Delta u\equiv u^p$ have non-positive radial solutions?

Let $p>1$ and $u:[0,R)\to\mathbb{R}$ be a radial solution of $$\left\{\begin{matrix}\displaystyle-u''-\frac{n-1}ru'&\equiv&u^p&&\text{on }(0,R)\\ u'&\equiv ...
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If $\lim\limits_{z\to z_0} f(z)=0$ and $|g(z)|<M$, for all $z$, with $M$ being a positive number, then we have $\lim\limits_{z\to z_0} f(z)g(z)=0$.

Statement: If $\lim\limits_{z\to z_0} f(z)=0$ and $|g(z)|<M$, for all $z$, with $M$ being a positive number, then we have $\lim\limits_{z\to z_0} f(z)g(z)=0$. I just wanted to verify my proof ...
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Proof via strong induction of a string output

I'm still new to the whole proof thing (first class of discrete mathematics and analysis right now). I could do general induction problems, but the fact that 'n' is the output here along with the ...
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Inclusion of Sobolev spaces with fractional order

Let $W^{k,p}\mathbb(R^n)$ the usual Sobolev space. We know that if $k>l$ and $1\leq p<q<\infty$, $(k-l)p<n$ and $$\frac{1}{q}=\frac{1}{p}-\frac{k-l}{n}$$ then ...
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Jacod Protter “Probability Essentials” Problem 2.8

The question asks to show that a sigma-algebra $\mathcal A$ consisting of $A$ s.t. $A=f^{-1}(B)$, where $B$ is in $\mathcal B$ are Borel subsets of $R$ and $f$ is continuous, is contained in $\mathcal ...
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Proof of the second principle of mathematical induction

This was an exercise in my lecture notes for which no answer was provided, so I seek verification on whether my proof is correct. Prove that if 1. $P(n_0)$ is true for some $n_0 \in \mathbb N$, and ...
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>>A. $X$ banch. >>B.M banach. >>C. $X/M$ banach.

I want to prove that any two will imply the other: A. $X$ banch. B.M banach. C. $X/M$ banach. I have proved A+B imply C by taking M closed in X. I am not understanding ...
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$\lim_{n \to \infty} \int_{\Omega}X_n d \mu = +\infty$ under some conditions

Suppose $X_n$ are measurable functions in $L^1$ defined on the measure space $(\Omega, \mathfrak{F}, \mu)$. Suppose that $0 \leq X_n$ a.e. for all $n$ and $X_n \leq X_{n+1}$ a.e. for all $n$. Thus ...
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Show that $\int_a^b f(x) dx=\lim_{n\rightarrow \infty} \sum_{k=0}^{n-1} \int_{x_k}^{x_{k+1}} f(x) dx$.

I've come up with a proof for the following statement, but I'm not quite sure it's 100% correct. I would appreciate any help: If $f$ is integrable on $[a,b]$, $x_0=a$, and $x_n$ is a sequence of ...
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Variants of the change-of-variables formula

Consider the following change of variables formula for $f:X\rightarrow Y$, that holds for any "reasonable" $g:B\subseteq Y \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ and $A\subseteq X$ $$ \int_B g(x)\ {\rm ...
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False equations with Euler's Identity [duplicate]

What's wrong with the following equations? $$1 = 1^{-i} = (e^{2πi})^{-i} = e^{-i2πi} = e^{2π}$$ My guess would be the third equation, but I can't really tell why... in the first equation, we use the ...
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Product rule in fractional Sobolev spaces

I have to prove the following inequality $$\Vert fg\Vert_{H^s(\mathbb{R}^3)}\leq C \Vert f\Vert_{H^\sigma(\mathbb{R}^3)}\Vert g\Vert_{H^{s+1}(\mathbb{R}^3)}$$ with $s\geq 0$, ...
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Difficulty with Jensen's Equation.

Its easy to find all continuous function $f: \Bbb R \to \Bbb R $ satisfing the Jensen equation $$f \left( \frac{x+y}{2}\right )=\frac{f(x)+f(y)}{2}$$ But I am finding difficulty in finding all ...
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Application of the IVT

Is it true that on any circle there is a pair of opposite points where the age of the surface rock is the same? I think the answer is no. In the temperature case the function T: [ 0, 2π] → R where ...
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Let $\{a_n\}$ be a sequence with limit $\alpha$, and define $b_n=a_{n+1}$ where $n\in \mathbb{N}$. Show that $\{b_n\}\rightarrow \alpha$.

Let $\{a_n\}$ be a sequence with limit $\alpha$, and define $b_n=a_{n+1}$ where $n\in \mathbb{N}$. Show that $\{b_n\}\rightarrow \alpha$. What I have: Since $\{a_n\}\rightarrow \alpha$ we know that ...
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Bounding summations

Show that $\sum k2^k = \Theta( k2^k)$. I tried to use mathematical induction to prove the bound, but it didn't work. There are other ways that can be used to prove this bound, like bounding the ...
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Proof of an inequality by induction

Let $n \in \mathbb N^+$. Show that if $x_1, x_2, ... , x_n$ are $n$ real numbers such that $-1 \le x_i \le 0$ for each $1 \le i \le n$, then $$(1 + x_1)(1 + x_2)...(1 + x_n) \ge 1 + x_1 + x_2 + ... + ...
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Lebesgue integral of cartesian product of functions

Given two Lebesgue Integrable functions $f,g$, is there a notion of the integral $$\int_A f \times g \, \, dx_1 \times dx_2 ?$$ Is this even a definable notion? I couldn't find anything on the ...
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Multiplication on Reals as equivalence classes of cauchy sequences is well defined

So I understand the solution for the proof that multiplication of equivalence classes of cauchy sequences is well defined using boundedness of cauchy sequences and a chain of inequalities. I just ...
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Let $\{b_n\}$ be a sequence with limit $\beta$. Show that if $B$ is an upper bound for $\{b_n\}$, then $\beta \leq B$.

Let $\{b_n\}$ be a sequence with limit $\beta$. Show that if $B$ is an upper bound for $\{b_n\}$, then $\beta \leq B$. What I have: Assume that $\beta>B$, so $\beta-B>0$. Since $\{b_n\}$ ...
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Inflection point and 2nd derivative

Is it possible a function $f:\mathbb{R} \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ to have an inflection point somewhere but that it is not two times differentiable at that point? If so, then can we have a form of that ...
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How to prove the closure $\bigcup_{n\ge 1} F_{n}$ is totally bounded and closed

Let $(X,p)$ be a metric space. Write $F$ for the set of subsets of $X$ which are closed, bounded, and non-empty. For each integer $n\geq1$, write $F_{n}$ for the set of subsets of X which are finite ...
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Role of functional equations in current panorama of pure mathematics

It seems that currently functional equations are greatly explored as a research field. I would like to know what is the importance and role of such a field in the panorama of the current development ...
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If $a_n$ and $b_n$ are equivalent sequences and $a_n$ is bounded then so is $b_n$.

This is what i know; If $(a_n)$ is an infinite sequence of which is bounded then we can say; $|a_i| < M $ for all $i \geq 0.$ since $a_n$ and $b_n$ are equivalent sequences, we can say that for ...
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How do I solve this Olympiad question with floor functions?

Emmy is playing with a calculator. She enters an integer, and takes its square root. Then she repeats the process with the integer part of the answer. After the third repetition, the integer part ...
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Terrence Tao, Analysis 1. Exercise 5.3.2. Real Numbers and Cauchy Sequences.

Let $ x = \lim_{n\rightarrow\infty}a_n, y = \lim_{n\rightarrow\infty}b_n$, and $ x' = \lim_{n\rightarrow\infty}a'_n$ be real numbers. Then $xy$ is also a real number. Furthermore, is $x=x'$, then $xy ...
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Prove that $(f_n)_n$ is uniformly convergent.

Let $g$: $[0,1]\to\mathbb{R}$ be continuous and $g({1})=0$. Define $f_n(x)= x^{n}{g(x)}$. Prove that $(f_n)_n$ is uniformly convergent.