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$f:\mathbb{R}^{n}\rightarrow\mathbb{R}^{m}$be continuous and define$g:\mathbb{R}^{n}\rightarrow\mathbb{R}$ by $g(x)=|f(x)|$ prove g is continuous

This was assigned as a practice problem for my multivariable calculus class, and its really not making sense to me, can someone help me out Let $f: \mathbb{R}^{n}\rightarrow\mathbb{R}^{m}$ be a ...
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Why such a complicated counterexample to differentiable function, which has discontinuous partial derivatives

Here a counterexample is given, that a differentiable function has not necessarily continuous partial derivatives, but I asked myself why such a complicated example is given? Would simply $$ f(x) = ...
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triple integral and limits

$$\iiint\limits_H (x^2+y^2) \, dx \, dy \, dz \\ H=\{(x,y,z) \in R^3: 1 \le x^2+y^2+z^2 \le9, z \le 0 \}$$ I'm using Spherical coordinate system: $$x=r\cos \theta \cos\phi $$ $$y=r\cos \theta ...
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line integrals and partial derivatives statement (Green's theorem application)

Let $P(x,y),Q(x,y)$ be $C^1$ functions of $\mathbb R^2$, prove that the following statements are equivalent: (1) $P_x-Q_y=0$ and $P_y+Q_x=0$ (2) For every simple closed curve $C$, it is satisfied ...
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Mixed partial derivatives are different

Let $f: \Bbb R^2 \to \Bbb R$ be defined as $$f(x) = \left\{ \begin{matrix} x_1^2 \operatorname{arctan} \left( \frac{x_2}{x_1} \right) - x_2^2 \operatorname{arctan} \left( \frac{x_1}{x_2} \right), ...
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A continuously differentiable function with vanishing determinant is non-injective?

(This question relates to my incomplete answer at http://math.stackexchange.com/a/892212/168832.) Is the following true (for all n)? "If $f: \mathbb{R}^n \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^n$ is continuously ...
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Calculating area using change of variables

Let $X(x,y) = (1,1)$ and let $(u,v) = F(x,y) = (x-y^2,2y)$. Find $F_*X$ in terms of u and v. Find $F^*du\land dv$. Use the change of variables $(u,v) = F(x,y) = (x-y^2,2y)$ to calculate the area in ...
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direction limits and double limit

Let $f(x,y)$ be a function of two variables. What is the counterexample that there exists $A$ s.t. for all $\theta$, $$\lim_{r\to 0+}f(r\cos \theta,r\sin \theta)=A$$ but double limit $$ ...
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Are the two properties of a function equivalent?

$f(x)$ is a function defined on $\Bbb R^n$. $A$: $\forall x,y$ $$ |f(y)-f(x)-\nabla f(x)^T(y-x)| \le \frac{\beta}{2}\|y-x\|_2^2 $$ $B$: $\forall x,y$ $$ \| \nabla f(y)-\nabla f(x)\|_2 \le \beta ...
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Question about path method for multivariable limits

I have to prove that the limit $$\lim\limits_{(x,y) \to (0,0)}\dfrac{x^2}{x+y}$$ does not converge. This is fairly 'easy' to do, but while I was doing it I came across some doubts. I took the limit ...
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What is the value of this double integral?

Let $C$ be the subset of the plane given by $$ C \colon= \{ \ (x,y) \in \mathbb{R}^2 \ | \ 0 \leq x^2 + y^2 \leq 1 \}.$$ Then what is the value of the double integral $$ \int_{C} \int (x^2 + y^2) ...
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How to evaluate this double integral?

Let $C$ be the subset of the plane given by $$C \colon= \{ \ (x,y) \in \mathbb{R}^2 \ | -1 \leq x = y \leq 1 \}. $$ Then how to evaluate the double integral $$ \int_C \int (x^2+ y^2) dx dy? $$ My ...
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Tangent line to a curve statement

I am having problems understanding some parts of the proof of some statement related to tangent line to a curve. I'll copy the exact statement and proof and then my doubts. Statement If $\mathcal C$ ...
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Proving or disproving continuity of a function

Consider a function $f:\mathbb{R}^{n}\times \mathbb{R}^{+} \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$, with the property that for a fixed vector $a:=(a_1,a_2,\cdots,a_n) \in \mathbb{R}^{n}$, there exist a finite ...
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Checking if the Hessian is the derivative of the gradient

Suppose $f: \Bbb R^n \to \Bbb R$. I have a code that computes the gradient of $f$. I have another code that computes the Hessian of $f$ times a vector. Now I want to check if they are correct. ...
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Hadamard's Lemma in multidimensional real analysis

This is Hadamard's Lemma: Let $U \subset \Bbb R^n$ be an open set, let $a \in U$ and $f: U \to \Bbb R^p$. Then the following assertions are equivalent. The mapping $f$ is differentiable at $a$. ...
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Lipschitz function proof

Statement Let $F(t,X)=A(t)X+b(t)$ with $A(t) \in \mathbb R^{n\times n}$ and $b(t) \in \mathbb R^n$. If the coefficients $a_{ij}(t)$ and $b_i(t)$ are continuous functions of the variable $t$ in a ...
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Question on Inductive Proof of Implicit Function Theorem

I am struggling with an inductive proof of the implicit function theorem, concretely with the final part of construction of a function, up to this final point everything is perfectly clear to me. ...
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a complicated question about double improper integral

how to evaluate $$\iint_{y\ge x^2+1}{dx\,dy\over{x^4+y^2}}$$ My solution: the initial intergral $$ =2\int_0^\infty \left(\int_{x^2+1}^\infty {dy\over {x^4+y^2}}\right)\,dx = \int_0^\infty ...
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Just a curious question. What type of mathematics do we need to deal with a vector valued- function that depends on multiple vectors?

We have a scalar valued function that depends on multiple variables (takes in a vector), what about a vector valued function that depends on multiple vectors??
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Show that $L[v^2] := \Delta(v^2) + \frac{2}{w} \sum_{i=1}^n w_{x_i} (v^2)_{x_i} \ge 0$

Let $u$ be a function such that $$ \Delta u + \lambda u = 0 $$ for some $\lambda \in \mathbb R$, also let $w$ be a function such that $$ \Delta w + \beta w < 0. $$ for some $\beta \in \mathbb R$. ...
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Question on derivation of vector identites and using some symbolic manipulations

Let $f,g : \mathbb R^n \to \mathbb R$, then for the gradient we have the product rule $$ \nabla(fg) = (\nabla f) \cdot g + f \cdot (\nabla g). $$ And by $\Delta(f) = \mbox{div}(\nabla(f)) = \nabla ...
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Showing a two-variable function is continuous

The problem asks to show that $$f(x,y) = \left\{ \begin{align} \frac{x^3y^2}{x^4+y^4}, & (x,y) \neq (0,0), \\ 0, & (x,y) = (0,0), \end{align} \right.$$ is continuous at the origin, however it ...
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How to prove that $F(x,y)=(f(x)h(y),g(y))$ is a diffeomorphism?

Let $F:\mathbb{R}^2\to\mathbb{R}^2$ be given by $F(x,y)=(f(x)h(y),g(y))$, where $h:\mathbb{R}\to\mathbb{R}$ is a diferentiable function and $f,g:\mathbb{R}\to\mathbb{R}$ are diffeomorphisms. ...
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How to show that $\varphi(x,y)=(x+f(y),f(x)+y)$ is bijective?

Let $f:\mathbb{R}\to\mathbb{R}$ be a $C^1$ function such that $|f'(t)|\leq k<1$ for all $t\in \mathbb{R}$. Let $\varphi:\mathbb{R}^2\to\mathbb{R}^2$ be the function given by ...
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a question about multivariable integral!

If $\lfloor x \rfloor$ denotes the greatest integer in $x$, evaluate the integral$$ \iint_{R} \lfloor x+y \rfloor ~ \mathrm{d}x~ \mathrm{d}y$$where $R= \{(x,y)| 1\leq x\leq 3, 2\leq y\leq 5\}$. This ...
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Evaluate integral $\int\int xe^{xy} dx dy$, strange result after rearranging

I have to compute the following integral $$ \int_{-1}^0 \int_0^1 x\cdot e^{xy} dx dy $$ It exists according to WolframAlpha. Now I want to evaluate it, let $\varepsilon > 0$, then \begin{align*} ...
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Calculate area enclosed by curve

Calculate the area of the bounded surface enclosed by the curve $(x+y)^4 = x^2y$ with the help of the coordinate transformation $x = r\cos^2 t, y = r\sin^2 t$. As I see it the area is unbounded, so ...
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Verification of Stokes Theorem

I want to verify Stokes Theorem for the surface $$ \Phi = \{ (x,y,z) \in \mathbb R^3 : z = x^2 - y^2, x^2 + y^2 \le 1 \} $$ and the vector field $F(x,y,z) := (y,z,x)$. For this I use the ...
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Integral invariant under parametrization

Consider a continuous function $F(z,p)\colon \Omega\subset\mathbb{R}^N \times \mathbb{R}^N \to \mathbb{R}$ and the functional $$ \mathcal{F}(u)=\int_{a}^{b}{F(u(t),u'(t))\,dt}. $$ Prove that ...
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Characterization of differentiable functions from $\mathbb{R}^m$ to $\mathbb{R}^n$.

Let $U\subset\mathbb{R}^m$ be an open set. Consider a function $f:U\to\mathbb{R}^n$ and a point $a\in U$. I need help to prove that the following sentences are equivalents. (a) There exists a ...
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Is speed a function of position?

Let $x$ be a smooth function from $[0,\infty)$ to $\mathbb{R}^n$ satisfying the following differential equation $x''(t) = f(x(t))$, where $f$ is a smooth function from $\mathbb{R}^n$ to itself. Then ...
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If $a$ is a limit point of $f^{-1}(b)$, then the linear mapping $f'(a)$ is not injective.

Let $U\subset\mathbb{R}^m$ be an open set and $f:U\to\mathbb{R}^n$ a differentiable function. Suppose that there exists $b\in\mathbb{R}^n$ and $a\in U$ such that $a$ is an accumulation point of ...
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$f:\mathbb{R^2}\setminus\{(0,0)\}\ \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ of class $C^2$ for which $f_x(x,y)=\frac{y}{x^2+y^2}$ and $f_y(x,y)=\frac{-x}{x^2+y^2}$

Is there exists $f:\mathbb{R^2}\setminus\{(0,0)\}\ \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ of class $C^2$ for which $f_x(x,y)=\frac{y}{x^2+y^2}$ and $f_y(x,y)=\frac{-x}{x^2+y^2}$ for all ...
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A question about the existence of a smooth function [duplicate]

Does there exists a smooth function $f: R^2 \rightarrow R$, such that $f(x,y)\ge0$, for any $(x,y) \in R^2$, and $f$ has exactly two critical points $(x_1,y_1), (x_2, y_2) \in R^2$ with ...
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surface integral (curl F n ds)

Let $F$ be a vector field and let $n$ be normal vector of the closed surface $S$. Then show that $$\iint_S \mathrm{curl} \ F \cdot n\ ds=0. $$ I need help on this exercise.
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a simple multivariable limit

$\lim_{(x,y)\to(0,0)}\frac{-x}{\sqrt{x^2+y^2}}$ I get confused finding this limit. I approach with lines $y=mx$ and i get $\lim_{x\to 0}\frac{-x}{\sqrt{x^2+m^2x^2}}$. How can i ended that this limit ...
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Prove that $F$ is constant on $S$.

If $F'(x;y)=0$ for every $x$ in an open convex set $S$ and for every $y$ in $\mathbb{R^n}$, prove that $F$ is a constant on $S$, where $S\subset\mathbb{R^n}$. Somewhere I need to define a function ...
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surface area of the graph of a convex function

I started out with the following question: Say $\Omega$ is a nice bounded domain in $\mathbb{R}^{n-1}$. (One can imagine it being a unit ball in $\mathbb{R}^{n-1}$.) Let $f:\Omega\rightarrow ...
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showing that $f(x,y)$ is continuous at $(0,0)$

Let $$f(x,y) = \begin{cases} 0, & \text{if $y \le 0$, $y \ge x^2$ } \\[2ex] 1, & \text{if $0 \lt y \lt x^2$ } \\ \end{cases}$$ Show that $f(x,y) \to 0$ as $(x,y) \to (0,0)$ along any ...
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Does the set of Differentiable functions change if we change our norm?

This may be a naive question. I am reading the definition of differetiablity of a function $f:\mathbb{R^n}\rightarrow \mathbb{R^m}$ in the book Calculus Manifolds. I already know that all norms on ...
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a question about how to prove mutivariable integral, I am struggling about it!

If $f(x)$ is Riemann integrable in $[a,b]$, and then how to prove $$\int_{a}^{b} f(x_1) \, dx_1 \int_{a}^{x_1}f(x_2) \, dx_2 \cdots \int_{a}^{x_{n-1}}f(x_n) \, dx_n={1\over n!} \left[\int_a^b f(x) \, ...
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The Stable Manifold Theorem Applications

Definition: Let $\phi_t(x)$ be the flow of the nonlinear system $x'=f(x)$. The global stable manifold of $x'=f(x)$ at $0$ is defined by: $$W^s(0)=\bigcup_{t\leq 0}\phi_t(S)$$ Where $S$ is a ...
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Differentiation Formula for Moving Regions.

I've run into a few calculations in a series of textbooks/papers that require differentiating an integral with a changing region. In particular, I'd like to know if $f(x,t):\mathbb{R}^d\times ...
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Double Integral $\iint_D\ (x+2y)\ dxdy$

$$\iint_D (x+2y)\ dxdy $$ If the area is range by $x=2,\ x=3,\ y=x,\ y=2x$, how to include the lines? How limits for integral will looks like? You mean something like this? ( I made mess) $$\iint_D ...
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Implicit function theorem problem

I have the function $$(x-2)^3y+xe^{y-1}=0$$ And I have to see if $y$ can be described as a function of $x$ around (1,1). The implicit function theorem can't be applied in this case. What should I ...
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Some non-elementary types of two-variable function

Let $f$ be a two-variable real-valued function on disk $D \subset \mathbb{R^2}$ and $(a,b)$ is the center of $D$. $\text{}$ The first problem is about continuity and partial differentiability. At ...
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Gradient; how to do this?

I want to do this gradient, but I just don't get the right result: $\phi: \mathbb{R}^3 \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ and $F(Y) = - q \ \text{grad}\phi(Y) = \frac{1}{4 \pi \varepsilon_0} ...
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How does this formula for Jacobians hold?

Let $x = \phi(u,v,w)$, $y = \psi(u,v,w)$, and $u = f(r,s)$, $v = g(r,s)$, $w= h(r,s)$. Then how does the following formula for the Jacobians hold? $$ { \partial(x,y) \over \partial(r,s) } = { ...
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Integral using spherical coordinates

I am trying to compute the volume of the following set : intersection of cylinder $x^2 + y^2 \leq R$ and sphere $x^2 + y^2 + z^2 \leq 4R^2$. I am having trouble setting up the integral properly ...