A function is analytic if it has a converging power series expansion. Please also use one of (real-analysis) or (complex-analysis) to specify real or complex analyticity: though the definition is the same, the properties of functions analytic over real numbers is quite different from the properties ...

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Analytic Functions, Cauchys Integral Formula

Let $f: \mathbb D \to \mathbb D$ be analytic or holomorphic with $f(0)=\frac{1}{2}$ and $f(\frac{1}{2}) = 0$ where $\mathbb {D} = \{ z: |z| \leq 1\}$. Then find $|f^{'}(0)|$ and ...
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Find the residue of the function $g(z)=f(z^2)$ at a given point.

Let $f(z)$ be analytic in $0<|z|<R$. Find the residue of the function $g(z)=f(z^2)$ at $z_0=0$. I am looking for a solution to this problem. My thoughts: I know in order to find the residue ...
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Find the number of roots of a polynomial using Rouche's Theorem

Use Rouche's theorem to find the number of roots of the polynomial $z^5+3z^2+1$ in the anulus $1<|z|<2$. I am looking for a solution to this problem. My thoughts: This is a topic that ...
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Why does the ring of entire functions have no zero divisors?

Why does the ring of entire functions have no zero divisors, while the ring of infinitely differentiable functions on the real line does?
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Rouche Theorem and applications

Exercise 3. Let $f$ be analytic in $\overline{B}(0; R)$ with $f(0)=0$, $f'(0) \neq 0$ and $f(z) \neq 0$ for $0<|z| \leq R$. Put $\rho=\min\{|f(z)|:|z|=R\}>0$. Define $g: B(0; \rho) ...
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About smooth function whose reciprocal is also smooth

I know that for exponential functions $e^{at}$, or functions like $1/t^m$, t>0, both they and their reciprocals are smooth. Could you please give me more classes of smooth functions, or Analytic class ...
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How to find some $C^\infty$ functions that do not satisfy the uniqueness theorem for analytic functions

The uniqueness theorem for analytic functions states that suppose two series $\sum_{n=0}^\infty s_nx^n$ and$\sum_{n=0}^\infty t_nx^n$ converges in the interval $(-R,R)$. If the set of $x$ that ...
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$f=u+iv$ holomorphic, $xu+yv = (x^2+y^2)e^x \cos y$, what is $f$?

$f(z)=u(x,y)+iv(x,y)$ holomorphic, $xu+yv = (x^2+y^2)e^x \cos y$, what is $f$? I tried to interprete $xu+yv$ as some part of a new function, for example, as the real part of $\overline{z}f$,but this ...
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Prove that there is no function $f$ that is analytic. [duplicate]

Prove that there is no function $f$ that is analytic in $\mathbb{C}\setminus\{0\}$ and satisfies $$|f(z)|\geq\frac{1}{\sqrt{|z|}},\quad \operatorname{for all}\quad z\in\mathbb{C}\setminus\{0\}$$ I am ...
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How to show real analyticity without extending to complex plane

Suppose we have some $f \in C^\infty(\mathbb{R},\mathbb{R}).$ For example, $$f(x)=(1+x^2)^{-1}.$$ Using complex analysis, we can easily show $f$ is real analytic. Is there an easy, general method ...
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Solving a logarithmic equation with variables on each side

Okay, so while doing a problem for my calculus class I was required to graph two functions in order to see where they intersect, as according to my teacher there is no way to solve it analytically. ...
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Proving that a doubly-periodic entire function $f$ is constant.

Let $f: \Bbb C \to \Bbb C$ be an entire (analytic on the whole plane) function such that exists $\omega_1,\omega_2 \in \mathbb{S}^1$, linearly independent over $\Bbb R$ such that: ...
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Prove that an entire function of exponential type is of order at most $1$.

By Entire functions theory, the order (at infinity) of an entire function $f(z)$ is defined using the limit superior as: $$\rho=\limsup_{r\rightarrow\infty}\frac{\ln(\ln\Vert f \Vert_{\infty, B_r} ...
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Entire functions of order 0

Sorry, this may be a stupid question, but I am just beginning to learn about this and cannot find the answer anywhere I have looked so far. Clearly if we have any polynomial $P(z)$, then it is easy to ...
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An entire function is a polynomial iff the Taylor expansion around $0$ converges uniformly

Let $g:\mathbb{C} \to \mathbb{C}$ an entire function. Prove that the Taylor expansion around $0$ converges uniformly in all $\mathbb{C}$ if and only if $g$ is a polynomial. 1/2 PROOF I think I ...
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Are the integrals of the following function path independent in the following domain?

Are the integrals of the function: $$f(z)=\frac{1}{z+1}+\frac{1}{(z+1)^2}+e^{\frac{1}{z}}$$ path independent in the following domain: $$D= \{Re z >0\}\setminus\{1\}$$ My thoughts on the ...
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Find all polynomials such that $P(A)\subset U$ for a countable subset of the unit circle $U$

I recently answered a question, in which I proved that If a polynomial fixes the unit circle then $P$ is a monomial (a classical result),i,e: $$\forall P\in \Bbb C[X]\ \ \ \ (\forall z\in \Bbb C \ \ ...
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Bound on the sup norm for derivatives of a particular $C^\infty$ function

I'm reading textbook "A Primer of Real Analytic Functions" and on page 86 the following "obvious" claim is made: Let $|| \cdot ||$ be the sup norm on $[0, 2 \pi]$ and define function $f$ to be ...
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Let h : C → C be an analytic function such that h(0) = 0; h(1\2) = 5, and |h(z)| < 10 for |z| < 1.

Let h : C → C be an analytic function such that h(0) = 0; h(1\2) = 5, and |h(z)| < 10 for |z| < 1. Then, (a) the set {z : |h(z)| = 5} is unbounded by the Maximum Principle; (b) the set {z : ...
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Prove $f$ analytic on $D(z_0;R)\setminus\{z_0\}$ implies $\exists M, f(D(z_0;r)\setminus\{z_0\})\supset\{z\in\mathbb{C}:|z|>M\}$

Suppose $f$ is analytic on $D(z_0;R)\setminus\{z_0\}$, and $z_0$ is a pole of $f$. Prove that for any $r\in(0,R)$, there is $M\in(0,\infty)$ such that ...
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Analytic continuation of function differentiable on real line to complex plane

If $f(z)=g(z)$ on $(0, \infty)$ and f(z) is holomorphic on an open set $U \subset \mathbf{C}$ with $(0, \infty) \subset U$, but we do not have any information about where $g(z)$ is holomorphic, can we ...
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derivatives of non-analytic smooth functions

I would like to know how to calculate the derivative of a non-analytic smooth function? Suppose $f:\mathbb R\rightarrow \mathbb R$ is in $\mathcal C^\infty\backslash \mathcal C^\omega$ and in ...
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Analytic continuation of function continuous on boundary

Suppose one has a function $f$ in the disc algebra ie: $f$ is continuous on $|z|\leq1$ and holomorphic in $|z|<1$. I wondered, can $f$ always be extended to a holomorphic function on some region ...
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Let f be an analytic function in the disk … Prove that

Let $f$ be a function analytic in the disk $D={z:|z-1-i| \leq 4}$ that satisfies $|f(z)| \leq 1$ for all $z$ in $D$. Prove that $|f^{(3)} (1-i)| \leq \frac{3}{4}$. Hint: apply Cauchy's Integral ...
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Residue theorem application [demonstration]

I really don't know how to solve this problem! Consider $F$, an analytic fuction, so that, $$f(z)=F(\frac{1}{z-1})$$ has a pole. Demonstrate that F(z) is a polynomial So, I tried to ...
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Holomorphic function on the open unit disc

Question: Let f be a holomorphic function on the unit disc $\{|z|<1\}$, which of the following is/are necessarily true? If for each positive integer n we have $f(1/n)=1/n^2$ then $f(z)=z^2$ on ...
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Number of zeros of a periodic function

Let's consider a periodic real function of a real variable $f(x)$. If the function is analytical and it is not the zero function, can one infer that the number of zeros in one period $[x,x+P)$ is ...
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Finding region where $f(z)=z^2\bar{z}$ is analytic.

How can I find a region where $f(z)=z^2\bar{z}$ is analytic ? I first let $z=x+iy$ ,then use Cauchy-Riemann equation and obtain $$u(x,y)=x^3+xy^2$$ $$v(x,y)=y^3+yx^2$$ $$u_x(x,y) = 3x^2 + y^2$$ ...
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$\frac{1}{z^2}$ is holomorphic

I have to show that $z\mapsto\frac1{z^2}$ is holomorpic on $\mathbb C\setminus\{0\}$ and compute its $n$-th derivative I know that $\frac{1}{z^2}=\sum\limits_{n\ge0}(-1)^n(n+1)(z-1)^n$, so it ...
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Composition of real-analytic functions is real-analytic

Suppose $f,g: \mathbb{R} \to \mathbb{R}$ are real analytic, i.e, locally given by convergent power series. Then $g \circ f$ is real-analytic as well. How do I prove this? I guess the "standard" proof ...
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Properties of holomorphic functions (demonstration)

I don't know how to do this demonstration: "If f is an holomorphic function, and M $\in \mathbb{R}^+$, such that for $z \in \mathbb{C}$, $|f(z)| \leq M(1+ |z|^n)$, then f is a $n$ or less degree ...
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Prove that an entire complex-valued $f$ is constant.

If a complex-valued function $f = u + iv$ is entire with $uv = 3$ for all $z \in \mathbb C$, then $f$ is constant. $f$ is not constant $\rightarrow f^2 = (u^2 - v^2) + 2iuv$ is not constant. Since ...
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What are some general strategies to build measure preserving real-analytic diffeomorphisms?

One could prove the following theorem in the smooth setting: Theorem Let $(M,m)$ be a $d$ dimensional $C^\infty$ manifold with smooth volume $m$. Let $\{F_i\}_{i=1}^k$ and $\{G_i\}_{i=1}^k$ be ...
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Complex Analysis. Analytic functions

How could I solve this problem?: "Supose an open set A $\subset$ $\mathbb C$ , so that $A^*= \lbrace z \in \mathbb C : \bar{z} \in A \rbrace$. If f is an analytic function in A, demonstrate that ...
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Degree of zero of a family of real analytic functions on a common interval

Given a family of real analytic functions on a common interval on the real line expanded about a common zero of the family of analytic functions, what can be said about the multiplicity of this zero ...
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If the result of differentiating a function converges can we claim that there are no singularities in the function?

I was trying to understand an answer to another question of mine Showing Weierstrass Elliptic Function is meromorphic in which the answerer has used "You can differentiate the function term by ...
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Show that the function $f(z)$ is analytic

Question : If $\phi$ and $\psi$ ae function of $ x $ and $y$ satisfying laplace's equation . Show that $f(z) = s + it$ is analytic , where $$ s = \frac{\partial \phi}{\partial y} - \frac{\partial ...
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Complex Function With No Singularities

Suppose it is given that a function f is meromorphic (no singularities except poles) and now if in any region it is given that f has no poles also, then can I assume that f is analytic/holomorphic in ...
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Branch cut for arcsin(z)

I am referring to this particular example found here: http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/stcs/courses/fcm/handouts/arcsin.pdf On page one, I have difficulty understanding the region where $Arcsin(z)$ is ...
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An Elliptic function can not be holomorphic/analytic?

I was reading about elliptic functions on the wiki and it said that a doubly periodic meromorphic function in contention of being an elliptic function can not be analytic/holomorphic as it would then ...
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Can a meromorphic function which does not have any poles in a domain be shown to be bounded in that domain?

Basically such a function would not have any singularities in that domain and is completely analytic on it. Then, is the function bounded on that domain?
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Example of an analytic continuation for a function in integral form

Given $f(z) = \int_{-\infty}^\infty \frac{exp(-t^2)}{z-t}\,dt$, where $Im(z)>0$. Find an analytic continuation to the region $Im(z)<0$. Firstly the solution said that there is a branch cut on ...
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Does analytic continuation apply only to analytic functions?

I'm a high school senior attempting to do a project on the riemann zeta function. I've looked online, tried reading college textbooks but still don't have a completely clear idea of analytic ...
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Is the determinant an analytic function?

I came accross a paper stating that the analytical property of determinants of complex matrices allows us to use some theorem for analytic functions. I am not able to confirm this since I am not sure ...
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Is definite integral of such function multiplication analytic?

If $f(x)$ is a general function (integrable) and $g(s,x)$ is an analytic function except for on its poles. Then, can some one judge about $$H(s)=\int_{a}^b f(x) g(s,x) dx $$ Is $H(s)$ analytic ...
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The radius of convergence of a power series about a point interior to the domain of an analytic function

Let $f : \mathbb{R} \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ be a real analytic function with domain an open, non-empty set $(a, b) \subseteq \mathbb{R}$, $-\infty \leq a < b \leq \infty$ and let $c \in (a, b)$. ...
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Prove that $f$ analytic, $f(x) \in \mathbb{R}$ for all $x \in \mathbb{R}$ implies $f(\overline{z})=\overline{f(z)}$

Let $U\subset \mathbb{C}$ be a nonempty connected open set such that for every $z\in U$, $\overline z\in U$. Let $f$ be analytic on $U$. Suppose $f(x)\in\mathbb R$ for every $x\in U\cap\mathbb R$. ...
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If $f$ is analytic, prove that $\overline{f(\overline{z})}$ is also analytic

Let $f$ be an analytic function in an open set $U \subseteq \mathbb{C}$. Let $V=\{z\in\mathbb C:\overline z\in U\}$. Define $g$ on $V$ by $g(z)=\overline{f(\overline{z})}$. Show that $g$ is analytic ...
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Are the coefficients of power series expansion for a real analytic function bounded?

Are the coefficients of power series expansion for a real analytic function bounded? $f(x)=\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}a_n (x-x_0)^n$ We have a sequence $\{a_n\}, n=0,\cdots,\infty$. Is this sequence bounded? ...
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Computing Complex Integral to Determine Analytic Continuation of $f(z) = \int_0^\infty {{e^{-zt}} \over {1 + t^2}} dt$

My question is the following: Find the analytic continuation of the function $f(z)$ defined by $$ f(z) = \int_0^\infty {{e^{-zt}} \over {1 + t^2}} dt, \ \ \vert \arg(z) \vert < {1 \over ...