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### what is the sum of this series: $\frac{2}{\pi}\Sigma_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{(-1)^{k-1}}{2k-1}$

Can anyone help me with this? What is the sum of this series: $\frac{2}{\pi}\Sigma_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{(-1)^{k-1}}{2k-1}$ I got it after plugging $x=-1$ in a fourier series Thank you!
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### Expanding a piecewise defined function, what will the series converge to at $x=-1,0,1$? [closed]

If we expand $$f(x)=\begin{cases} (x+1) & -1<x<0; \\ -x & 0<x<1 \end{cases}$$ what will the series converge to at $x=-1$, $x=0$, and at $x=1$? Hey I tried to work this out on ...
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### Fourier series to calculate infinite series

I try to show that $\sum_{i=1}^{\infty} \frac{1}{n^2} = \frac{\pi^2}{6}$ using Fourier series and $f(x) = x$ on $L^2_{\mathbb{C}}[-\pi, \pi]$, with basis $e_n(x) = \frac{1}{\sqrt{2\pi}}e^{inx}$. I ...
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### Equidistribution of $\{\xi_n\}$ where $\xi_n = <n\frac{p}{q}>$ $p,q$ rel. prime

I'm working from Stein's An Introduction to Fourier Analysis, and there's a question (chapter 4 number 6): Let $\theta = \frac{p}{q} \in \mathbb{Q}$ where $\operatorname{gcd}(p,q) = 1$. Assume ...
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### Determine whether the set is uniqueness set

We say that $\Lambda$ is a uniqueness set for the Paley-Wiener space $PW_{\pi}$ if $$(F \in PW_{\pi} \wedge F|_{\Lambda}\equiv 0) \rightarrow F\equiv 0.$$ For example, $\Lambda =\mathbb Z$ is a ...
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### $f(x) =\cos(x-y) -\cos(\delta)$ plotting

Ok, so this is a confusing one. I'm not sure what my teacher is looking for. The problem is: Plot any number $-\pi < y< \pi$ and pick a small number $\delta > 0$ so that the whole interval ...
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### Proving uniform convergence with some kernel

Question Given $K_n=\cases 0$ elsewhere , $n- n^2|x|$ for $x<|\frac 1n|$ , $f$ is continuous, $2\pi$ periodic $\Bbb R \to \Bbb C$ . $f_n(x)=\int _{-\pi}^ \pi f(t)Kn(x-t)$ prove that ...
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### Fourier series verification

Question: $$f(x)= \sum_{n=0}^\infty \frac {e^{inx}}{1+n^2}$$ if $x\ne 2\pi k$ and $f(x)=0$ if $x=0 , x=2\pi k$ Find $\hat f(n)$ Find the Fourier series of $\displaystyle g(x)=\int _0^xf(t)dt$ ...
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### Discrete fourier transform problem

We have taken $1000$ observations from signal $s(t),t \in\Bbb{R}$ $$h(k)=s(k\Delta t+t_0),k=0,1,\dots,999,$$ where $\Delta t=1/200$ and $t_0=-2$ (in seconds). When we calculate discrete fourier ...
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### Convergence of a fourier series of $f(x)=1+\sin \frac {\pi^2}x$

Question: let $f:\Bbb R \to \Bbb R, f(0)=1 \forall x\in[-\pi,\pi] \setminus \lbrace0\rbrace , f(x)=1+\sin \frac {\pi^2}x$ Does the fourier series of this function converge at zero? If it does what is ...
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### Fourier series coefficients proof

Can somebody help me understanding the fouries series coefficients? I know that if we have: $$f(n) = \sum_{n=1}^N A_n \sin(2\pi nt + Ph_n) \tag{where Ph_n = phase}$$ And because of the ...
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### Fourier series convergence in $L^2$

Consider a function $g \in L^2(-\pi,\pi)$ such that it is continuous at $x \in (-\pi,\pi)$. Prove that if the Fourier series of g converges at x then that implies g(x) is its limit. I was thinking ...
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### Looking for feedback on Taylor Maclaurin and Fourier series

The Problem: You encounter the following wave when examining a digital switching circuit. You need to create a mathematical model so that you can examine changes in the circuitâ€™s behavior. ...
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### Fourier series identity

I need to prove that $\dfrac{a \sin(bx)}{1 - 2a \cos(bx) + a^2} = \sum_{n=1}^\infty a^n \sin(nbx)$ where $|a| < 1$. It seems that this can be proved by using Euler's formula identities for ...
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### Finding the Fourier Series of $\sin(x)^2\cos(x)^3$

I'm currently struggling at calculation the Fourier series of the given function $$\sin(x)^2 \cos(x)^3$$ Given Euler's identity, I thought that using the exponential approach would be the easiest ...
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### A Fourier series exercise

Can anyone give me a hand with this exercise about Fourier series? Let $f(x)=-\log|2\sin(\frac{x}{2})|\,\,\,$ $0\lt|x|\leq\pi$ 1) Prove that f is integrable in $[-\pi,\pi]$. 2) Calculate the ...
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### Seeking Fourier series solution on Laplace equation…still looking, am I on track?

Okay, I've been working at this a couple of days now, I will try to give relevant details but will omit some intermediate steps. The problem as given says: Consider the BVP for $u=u(x,y)$: ...
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### Computation of standard series

I am stuck on the computation of the following sum: $\sum_{k=1}^\infty e^{-n^2}\cos(n)$. Simple tricks fail and also i have no idea how to fit it for Fourier series. Are there any other ways?
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### Exponential Form of Fourier Series

Problem Suppose $f$ is a continuous function on interval $[-\pi,\pi]$ such that $\sum_{n\in\mathbb{Z}} |c_n| < \infty$ where $c_n = \dfrac {1}{2\pi} \int_{-\pi}^\pi f(x)\cdot \exp(-inx)~dx$, the ...
### How to calculate $\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{1}{(a^2+k^2)^2}$ after calculating $\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{1}{a^2+k^2}$ using Parseval identity?
The task is to calculate sum $\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{1}{a^2+k^2}$ using Fourier coefficients of $f(x)=e^{ax}$. First of all I calculated Fourier coefficients of the sum: ...