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### Find the polynomial $P$ of lowest possible degree satisfying the given conditions: $P(-1)= 0, P(0)= 2, P(2)= 7$. [on hold]

Find the polynomial $P$ of lowest possible degree satisfying the given conditions: $P(-1)= 0, P(0)= 2, P(2)= 7$. I'm not sure how to construct the polynomial.
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### Approximate Solution of Heat Equation

If $u(x,t) \ge 0$ in the domain $(0 \times 1) \times (0,\infty)$, find a function that caps the value of $u(x,t)$ in the region $(0 \times 1) \times (0,T)$. $u(x,t)$ is a solution of the following ...
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### Eigenvalue equation and separable solutions

Recently, studying Quantum Mechanics I found a doubt regarding separable solutions and eigenvalue equations for differential operators. Suppose we are considering some space $\mathcal{H}$ of functions ...
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### Prove that if $0\le p_n \lt 1$ and $S:=\sum p_n \lt 1$, then $\Pi (1-p_n) \ge 1-S$. [duplicate]

Prove that if $0\le p_n \lt 1$ and $S:=\sum p_n \lt 1$, then $\Pi (1-p_n) \ge 1-S$. I'm having real trouble proving this inequality. I'd greatly appreciate any help.
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### Solving $f(x) \leq 10 f(kx) + 10kg(x)$ for $f, g$ nonnegative on $(0, 1]$

Suppose we are given two nonnegative functions $f$ and $g$ on $(0,1]$ that satisfy $f(x) \leq x^{-1/2}$ and $$f(x) \leq 10 f(kx) + 10kg(x)$$ for all $k$ sufficiently large. Is it possible to reduce ...
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### A convergent series of irrational numbers only which is not absolutely convergent

While solving another problem I stumbled upon this. I wonder if such a series exists: "a convergent series of irrational numbers only which is not absolutely convergent". I am thinking but I cannot ...
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### how to show that $\{x\in \mathbb R^n: f(x)=b\}$ is closed

(1) Let $f: \mathbb R^n \to \mathbb R^m$ be a continuous mapping. Let $b\in \mathbb R^m$. Show $$\{x\in \mathbb R^n: f(x)=b\}$$ is a closed set. My thought: I want to show that the set ...
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### $f(x) = 2x \mod 1$ not equal to zero for all $x$?

If any number $\mod 1$ is zero, then how can $f(x) = 2x \mod 1$ be a Baker's map? For any $x\in \mathbb{R}$, shouldn't $f(x)=0$?
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### Analytic function $f,$ such that $f(0) = 1$ and $f'(z) = zf(z),$ for all $z \in \mathbb{C}$

I'm trying to find an example of an analytic function $f$ satisfying the IVP $$f'(z) = z\,f(z), \quad f(0) = 1,$$ and for all $z \in \mathbb{C}$, but I'm somewhat at a loss of the best way to ...
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### Differential equation: $\ddot{y}(x) + \alpha\dot{y}^2(x) + \beta y(x) = 0$

I am interested in finding an approximate solution for this differential equation, since the exact analytic solution seems to not exist. I tried with Mathematica and it spits out nothing. ...
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### Solving a quadratic complex equation

What is the approach to solving this equation? $$iz^2 + 2(1 − i)z + 2i + 2(\sqrt{3} − 1) = 0$$ I do not think that I need the complete solution. Just the approach on how to do it. Please only help ...
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### Vector norm and relationship with euclidean distance

If $y\in E_n$ (n dimensional euclidean space) show that $||\textbf{y}||\leq|\textbf{y}|\leq \sqrt{n}||\textbf{y}||$ Where $||\textbf{y}||$ is the euclidean length of the vector $\textbf{y}$ and ...
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### Continuity of $F(x)=\int_{(-\infty,x]}fd\lambda$

For a homework assignment I was told to prove that given $f\in L^1(\mathbb R)$, the following function is continuous $$F(x)=\int_{(-\infty,x]}fd\lambda.$$ I thought to use DCT and show sequential ...
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### Evaluation of $\,\displaystyle \lim_{n\rightarrow \infty}\sum_{k=1}^n\sin \left(\frac{n}{n^2+k^2}\right)$

Evaluation of $\displaystyle \lim_{n\rightarrow \infty}\sin \left(\frac{n}{n^2+1}\right)+\sin \left(\frac{n}{n^2+2^2}\right)+\cdots+\sin \left(\frac{n}{n^2+n^2}\right)$ $\bf{My Try::}$ We can ...
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### A sequence of continuous functions which is pointwise convergent to zero and not uniformly convergent on any interval.

The exercise is to construct a sequence of continuous functions $f_n:\mathbb{R}\rightarrow \mathbb{R}, n\in \mathbb{N}$ , which is pointwise convergent to $f(x)=0 , x\in \mathbb{R}$ and not uniformly ...
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### Partition of Unity, FEM, show basic estimate

I've been reading this paper and in remark 2.1. it is mentioned that the estimate (9) from Def 2.1. $$\|\nabla \varphi \|_{L^\infty (K)}\leq \frac{C}{diam \Omega}$$ follows from the regularity of the ...
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### Is $C[0,1]$ reflexive?

I.e. is the embedding $C[0,1]\hookrightarrow \left( C[0,1] \right)^{**}$ surjective? I am having a hard time answering that question. It would be enough to find a closed subspace of $C[0,1]$ which ...
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### Limits of the derangements proportion within the permutations of the set $[1,n]$

Let be $D_n$ the number of derangements of a set of $n$ elements, by convention we have $D_0=1$ Ifound that $D_n=n!\sum\limits_{k=0}^{n}\frac{(-1)^k}{k!}$ For all $n\in \mathbb{N*}$, we write ...
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### A weaker than “zero derivative” condition implies that a function is constant?

Let $f:(a,b)\to R$ be a continuous function such that $\limsup\limits_{n\to \infty}\frac{f(x_n)-f(x_0)}{|x_n-x_0|}\leq 0$ for every $x_0\in(a,b)$ and sequence $x_n$ converging to $x_0$ such that ...
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### Is this operator a distribution?

Is this operator: $$T: \mathcal{C}^{\infty}_0 \ni \varphi \to \lim_{x \to \infty} x^2 e^{-x} \varphi'(x) \in \mathbb{R}$$ a distribution (generalized function)? I need to check two things: whether ...
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### Methods for first order PDEs in higher dimensions

What are the possible known methods for solving first order PDEs in higher dimensions? Is there anything else besides the method of characteristic curves? In particular, I have four first order, ...
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### $f'(x) = g(f(x))$ where $g: \mathbb{R} \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ is smooth. Show $f$ is smooth. [duplicate]

Suppose $f: \mathbb{R} \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ is differentiable and $g: \mathbb{R} \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ is infinitely differentiable, i.e. $g \in C^{\infty}(\mathbb{R})$, where we know ...
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### Baby Rudin theorem 6.16, explanation that a Riemann Stieltjes integral could be expressed as a infinite series.

The theorem says: Suppose $c_n \geq 0$ for $1,2,3 ...$. $\sum c_n$ converges, $\{s_n\}$ is a sequence of a distinct points in $(a,b)$, and $\alpha (x) = \sum^{\infty}_{n=1} c_n I(x-s_n)$. Let $f$ be ...
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### Prove a vector in $\ell^2(\mathbb{Z})$ is zero

Suupose we take a vector $\vec{c}\in\ell^2(\mathbb{Z})$ where $$c(i)=\sum_{k=1}^\infty\frac{c(-k+i)+c(k+i)}{k+1}$$ That is, every elements of the vector is a series with the other terms in $\vec{c}$. ...
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### If $\sum a_n$and$\sum b_n$diverge, can$\sum \min\{a_n,b_n\}$converge? [duplicate]

Do there exist sequences $\{a_n\}$ and $\{b_n\}$ satisfying all of the following properties? $a_n>0$ and $b_n>0$ $\{a_n\}$ and $\{b_n\}$ are both decreasing $\sum a_n$ and $\sum b_n$ both ...
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### Derivative of an integral on a level set

Consider a mapping $\xi:\mathbb{R}^d\rightarrow\mathbb{R}^k$ such that $D\xi \, D\xi^T>\delta\, I_k$. Here $D\xi:\mathbb{R}^d\rightarrow \mathbb{R}^{k\times k}$ is the Jacobian. Consider a ...
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### Conditions for invariance under flow.

I am beginning to study dynamical systems. We are given $U \subset \mathbb{R}^n$ open, a vector field $f: U \to \mathbb{R}^n$, and an associated evolution operator for fixed $t \in \mathbb{R}$ ...
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### Is $\{\frac{m}{10^n}\mid m,n\in\mathbb Z,\quad n\geq 0\}$ dense in $\mathbb R$?

The set $S$ of real numbers of the form $m/(10^n)$, $m,n$ integers and $n$ greater than equal to $0$, is dense sunset of $\mathbb R$ or not?? I know dense means closure of $S$ in $\mathbb R$ is ...
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### Let $n>1$ and $g_1,…,g_{n-1}$ be $C^2$ scalar fields over $\mathbb R^n$ , then for any scalar field $f$ , is $\det J(f,g_1,…,g_{n-1})=0$?

Let $n>1$ and $g_i:\mathbb R^n \to \mathbb R$ be scalar field for each $1\le i\le n-1$ such that all second order partial derivatives of each $g_i$ exist and are continuous ( i.e. each $g_i$ is ...
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### Epsilon delta proofs of theorems of continuity

Can anyone suggest a book which contains epsilon delta prooves for properties and theorems of continuity rather than sequential proofs.
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### A relation between two properties of sequences of operators

We have $(T_l)_l$ a sequence of bounded linear operators from $\ell^2$ to $\ell^2$. $\bullet$ We say $(T_l)_l$ satisfies the property "A" if ...
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### Integration of a real valued function on complex plane

Suppose $f: \mathbb{C}\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ $f$ is continuous, bounded, $f(z)\geq 0$. Can we claim that the following integration $$\int_{C_R}f(z)dz$$ is equal to zero? ($C_R$ is a circle ...
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### Lipschitizianity of the square root of a positive $C^2$ function

I was trying to solve this exercise. Let $f\in C^2(\mathbb{R})$ a strictly positive function such that $f''$ is bounded. Then prove that $\sqrt{f}$ is Lipschitz. A first idea was to prove that it's ...
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### Inequality for $u \in L^r(\Omega)$: $\int_{\Omega} (a_1+a_2|u|^{r/s})^s dx \leq a_3 \int_{\Omega} (1+|u|^r)dx$

This question is from one of the steps of the Proof of Proposition B.1 in Appendix B of P. H. Rabinowitz's "Minimax Methods in Critical Point Theory with Applications to Differential Equations." Let ...
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### Fourier coefficients of the Gaussian.

I would need to find the fourier coefficient of this gaussian for a problem. I'm now stuck with this integral, c_{n}=\int_{-1}^{1}e^{\frac{x^{2}}{2}}\left(\cos\left(\pi ...
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### limit of form “$∞ \cdot 0$”

I am trying to formally prove that limit of $2^n\sin(π/2^n)$ as $n$ approaches infinity is $π$. Generally I can tell limit of each term of product of $∞$ and $0$ respectively, but am little confused ...
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### question about weierstrass approximation theorem true or false justify [on hold]

Is the following assertion true or false? There exists a nonzero function $f \in C([0,1])$ such that $$\int_0^1f(x)x^ndx=0 (\forall n \in \mathbb N)$$ holds. (Hint: use the weierstrass approximation ...
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### When is the Stieltjes integral of bounded variations?

I was trying to figure out when a Riemann or Lebsgue Stieltjes integral is of bounded variation. For simplicity let $f$ be a increasing RCLL function; when is that $$\int_0^t g(x) df(x)$$ is of ...