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Topology and Arithmetic Progressions

I'm self-studying from "Elementary Topology Problem Textbook" by O.Ya.Viro et al. This is Exercise 2.Lx : Consider the following property of a subset $F$ of the set $\mathbb{N}$ of positive ...
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Problems with Simplifying Using Factoring of Binomial Expressions

I am running into problems simplifying using factoring of binomial expressions. The problem at hand is this: $(x-1)^3*(2x-3)-(2x+12)*(x-1)^2$ I first expanded the left side of the minus sign, like ...
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How to get numbers with distinct digits within some range?

I have a little program I'm working on for my project (a simple practice in school), part of the program is that it should receive input composed of an array of 7 digit (or less) numbers which should ...
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solving system of equations(nonlinear)

I am trying to solve the following system of equations: $$\frac{kq^2}{d}=mg(L-L\cos(t))+\frac{kq^2}{r}$$ $$\sin(t)=\frac{x}{L}$$ $$r^2=(L-L\cos(t))^2+(x+d)^2$$ The parameters are: $k,L,d,q,m,g$ The ...
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Show that $rank(A)+rank(B) \leq n$, when $A,B$ are $2$ matrices of size $n \times n$, and $AB=0$

Question from homework in Linear Algebra: Let $A,B$ be two matrices of size $n \times n$ such that $AB=0$. Show that: $rank(A) + rank(B) \le n$ . It probably has something to do with the dim of ...
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Time and work aptitude problem for CAT preparation [closed]

$A$ can do a job in $10$ days, $B$ in $12$ days and $C$ in $15$ days. They all start working together but $A$ leaves after $2$ days and $B$ leaves $3$ days before the job is completed (i.e. $C$ works ...
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Parametrizing to Calculate Flux

Evaluate the flux of $\mathbf{f}$ across the oriented surface $\Sigma$ by computing the surface integral $\iint_{\Sigma} \mathbf{f} \cdot d\sigma$, where $\Sigma$ is the surface $z=xe^y$ for $0 \leq x ...
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Solve for $x$: $\frac1e = e^{2x}$

I tried making it to $e^{-1} = e^{2x}$ and had the exponents equal each other $-1=2x$ and the I solved for $x$, making it $x=-1/2$, but that answer is wrong. please help I don't know why that ...
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inverse trigonometric equation $\displaystyle \tan^{-1}{x}+\cot^{-1}{x}=\frac{\pi}{2}$

I have problem with showing that $\displaystyle \tan^{-1}{x}+\cot^{-1}{x}=\frac{\pi}{2}$ I think there have to be used formula: $\displaystyle ...
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Need help with statistics homework

The financial department at a large hospital would like to estimate the average outstanding balance owed by patients who have not paid their bills in full. In order for the interval to be useful in ...
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Radius of convergence

(a) Determine the radius of convergence to the power series $f(x)= \displaystyle\sum\limits_{n=0}^\infty \frac{(2n)!}{(n!)^2}x^n$. Should I use the ratio test? (b) Assume the validity of the ...
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Can we deduce that $X$ is $\sigma-$compact? [closed]

Assume that a quotient space of the space $X$ is compact. Can we deduce that $X$ is $\sigma-$compact?
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Using Chain Rule and Product Rule to find derivative

I have to find the derivative of the following function: $$f(x) = (x^3+ 4)(4x^5 + 2x − 5)^{1/2}$$ To start solving this, I've dissected the equation and realize that I must use the product and chain ...
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How do I find the sum of the series?

$$\sum_{k=1}^{7}40 \left( \frac{1}{2}\right)^{k-1} = \frac{635}{8}$$ The image of the orginial eqn is on the link above and so is the answer, but I need help in how to solve it. when I did solve it I ...
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A circle wheel 28 inches in diameter rotates (moves) the same number of inches per second

A circle wheel 28 inches in diameter rotates (moves) the same number of inches per second as a circular wheel 35 inches in diameter. If the smaller wheel makes x revolutions per second, how many ...
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How does $\frac{t^2}{t+1}$ equal $t-1+\frac{1}{t+1}$?

I do the long division: 1: t+1 goes into $t^2$ t times 2: Subtract $t^2$ + 1 from $t^2$ and get -1 3: Answer: t - $\frac{1}{t+1}$ Am I missing something here?
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How would I solve these types of equations

Going back to college and been a few years since I've had to do any algebra/trig. How would I go about solving these types of equations and do they have a name? a(y-b)=by+c then, except when the ...
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Binomial dependent on a Poisson

I have been working on a problem with a binomial rv dependent on a poisson rv and have worked through to this point: $P(X=x) = \sum_{n=x}^{\infty} \dfrac{n!}{x!(n-x)!} p^x(1−p)^{n−x} ...
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Calculate $\frac{1}{5^1}+\frac{3}{5^3}+\frac{5}{5^5}+\frac{7}{5^7}+\frac{9}{5^9}+\cdots$

I'm an eight-grader and I need help to answer this math problem. Problem: Calculate $$\frac{1}{5^1}+\frac{3}{5^3}+\frac{5}{5^5}+\frac{7}{5^7}+\frac{9}{5^9}+\cdots$$ This one is very hard for me. It ...
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Accuracy of line intersecting algorithem decrase with large precisions

from the above pic I found the value of x from equation of line p1-p2 and perpendicular line from point a to the Line(p1,p2) .The intersecting point is X ,but the accuracy is less see the result ...
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Looking for examples of first countable, compact spaces which is not separable

Could someone give me some classical examples of first countable, compact spaces which is not separable? However, other examples are also welcome. Any help will be appreciated.
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Simplify: $\ln(x^2 − 4)− \ln(x − 2)− \ln 2$

Simplify: $$\ln(x^2 − 4)− \ln(x − 2)− \ln2$$ $$\ln\dfrac{x^2 − 4}{x − 2}− \ln2$$ $$\ln(x + 2)− \ln2$$ $$\ln(x + 2)/2$$ I got this far, is there any other way to simplify it, or do I stop here?
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Intuitive ways to get formula of cubic sum

Is there an intuitive way to get cubic sum? From this post: combination of quadratic and cubic series and Wikipedia: Faulhaber formula, I get $$1^3 + 2^3 + \dots + n^3 = \frac{n^2(n+1)^2}{4}$$ I think ...
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Trigonometry Question: find Value of…

Find value of $3 + \cos2x + \cos4x + \cos6x - 4\cos x\cos2x\cos3x$. I tried with $\cos A + \cos B$ identity but it was not simplifying.... Help..
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If $a_i>o$ then $(a_1a_2\cdots a_{2^n})^{1/2^n}\leq \frac{a_1+a_2+\cdots+a_{2^n}}{2^n}$

I need help to prove this inequality, I have no idea how to proceed with the inductive step: $$a_1,a_2,\ldots,a_{2^n}>0 \Longrightarrow(a_1a_2\cdots a_{2^n})^{1/2^n}\leq ...
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A number related to the roots of a quartic polynomial is a root of a cubic polynomial

So here is the problem, $a$ and $b$ are two distinct real roots of $f(x)=0$ where $f(x)=x^4-6x+3$, show that $(a+b)^2$ is a root of $g(x)=x^3-12x-36$. I have tried many methods, such as substitution, ...
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How to calculate this $\sqrt{3\sqrt{5\sqrt{3\sqrt{5\cdots}}}}$

I didn't know how to calculate this: $$\sqrt{3\sqrt{5\sqrt{3\sqrt{5\cdots}}}}$$ Please help me. Thanks.
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Prove that $u(x,t)=\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}c(w)e^{-iwx}e^{-kw^2t}dw\rightarrow 0$ if $x\rightarrow \infty$

I have the following problem: Be the equation: $$u(x,t)=\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}c(w)e^{-iwx}e^{-kw^2t}dw$$ Show that $u\rightarrow 0$ as $x\rightarrow \infty$, even when $e^{-iwx}$ does not falter ...
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For what values of m are the roots of $x^2 +2x+3 = m(2x+1)$ real and positive

I am only able to show that to be real, $m <-1$ or $m\geq2$ Don't know how to finish solution Answer is $2 \leq m < 3$ So far: After expanding and factorising, $x^2 + 2(1-m)x + (3-m) = 0 $ ...
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Is S a group under matrix addition

Another matrix question! Let $$S=\{A \in M_2(\mathbb{R}):f(A)=0\}\text{ and }f\left(\begin{bmatrix}a&b\\c&d \end{bmatrix}\right)=b$$ Is S a group under matrix addition. Either prove that ...
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How is the power rule applied to whole numbers

For the following function, how does the $+1$ become $0$ when finding its derivative via the power rule? Original function: $f(x) = 6x^2 − 4x^{-1} + 5x^{-2} − 2x + 1$ Derivative: $f '(x) = 12x + ...
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$H_I^n(R)=0$ and $H_I^n(M)\neq 0$ [closed]

Find R and M as an R-module such that $H_I^n(M)\neq 0$ and $H_I^n(R)=0$, where I an ideal of R and $n\in N$. I found it in Cohen Macaulay rings. there`s nothing to find.
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Polynomial Division - “Define the largest natural number…” [closed]

Would someone mind helping me with this question? The more detailed possible so I can have 100% of understanding. Thanks. Question: Define the largest natural number m such that the polynomial ...
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finding parallel sides from a irregular decagon?

Is it possible to find out that which of two sides are parallel in this irregular decagon.If,it is yes;then how can I proceed? I have tried with "Consecutive Interior Angles".but can't come to a ...
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Help with math steps, chain rule.

I'm trying to to understand the math steps to go from Eqn. (1) to Eqn. (2). $$\tag{1} q(x,t)=\frac{-V_t(1+\delta f(c,g))}{P(x,t)}\cdot \left(\frac{dP_o}{dt}\right)$$ $$\tag{2} \frac{-V_t ...
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Total derivative proof [closed]

The wikipedia article does not prove it http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Total_derivative Neither the top articles in google search. Could somebody help me proving it? I've found this: ...
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Trigonometry Question - Tough one [closed]

If in triangle ABC, sin A sin B sin C + cos A cos B = 1. Then find the value of sin C.
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How to find plane that's equidistant from the origin

Objective: Give the equation of a plane that crosses the axes at points equidistant from the origin. How do I make sure that the points $A(1,2,-2)$, $B(-5,1,1)$, $C(4,-3,1)$ are equidistant from the ...
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Equation of a plane equidistant from 3 points

Question: Given 3 point (point A, point B, point C), find an equation to a plane that crosses the axes at points equidistant to the origin P[0,0,0]. Are the following steps the right way to approach ...
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Integral $\int_1^{\sqrt{2}}\frac{1}{x}\ln\left(\frac{2-2x^2+x^4}{2x-2x^2+x^3}\right)dx$

Calculate the following integral: \begin{equation} \int_1^{\sqrt{2}}\frac{1}{x}\ln\left(\frac{2-2x^2+x^4}{2x-2x^2+x^3}\right)dx \end{equation} I am having trouble to calculate the integral. I ...
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any simple method to do integration?

$$\int_{-2}^{x^{2}-2x}e^{t}.e^{t^2} dt = ?$$ What i did is... on rewriting it , $$\int_{-2}^{x^{2}-2x}e^{t+t^2} dt=\frac{e^{t+t^2}}{t^2/2+t^3/3} $$ and then substituting limits is very long process ...
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A unfamiliar question

I'm sure asking this kinda problem is stupid but somehow I have never seen such problems before. $2{x}^2 + 3{y}^2 =0$ what is $3x+2y$?
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Dynamic Programming— Variable Width Bin (Equi-Depth) Histogram

Given some data, and a fixed number of bins (k)-- How can I design a Dynamic Programming algorithm that minimizes the largest difference between bin sizes? In other words, with a set number of bins ...
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combination of quadratic and cubic series

I'm an eight-grader and I need help to answer this math problem (homework). Problem: Calculate $$\frac{1^2+2^2+3^2+4^2+...+1000^2}{1^3+2^3+3^3+4^3+...+1000^3}$$ Attempt: I know how to calculate ...
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Solve initial value problem (C.S.I.R)?

The initial value problem is $$ \frac{\partial u}{\partial t} +x\frac{\partial u}{\partial x} = x, \ \ 0 \leq x \leq 1, \ \ t > 0 \ \ and$$ $$ u(x,0) = 2x \ \ has$$ a unique solution $u(x,t) \ ...
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If $a^2$ divides $b^2$, then $a$ divides $b$

Let $a$ and $b$ be positive integers. Prove that: If $a^2$ divides $b^2$, then $a$ divides $b$. Context: the lecturer wrote this up in my notes without proving it, but I can't seem to figure out ...
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Word Problem, Calculus estimation homework

Roger runs a marathon. His friend Jeff rides behind him on a bicycle and clocks his speed every 15 minutes. Roger starts out strong, but after an hour and a half he is so exhausted that he has to ...
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How do I find the sum of the infinite geometric series?

$$2/3-2/9+2/27-2/81+\cdots$$ The formula is $$\mathrm{sum}= \frac{A_g}{1-r}\,.$$ To find the ratio, I did the following: $$r=\frac29\Big/\frac23$$ Then got: $$\frac29 \cdot \frac32= \frac13=r$$ and ...
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Area enclosed between half lines in polar space

I don't know if the anwser to my question is obvious because I cannot find any explanation anywhere on google. Question The blue region $R$ is bounded by the curve C with equation $r^{2} = ...
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Simple question (hopefully) on unitary method

In India we have an exam called NEST. I gave it today, and this was a question I encountered: Lactobacillus sp. and Streptococcus sp. are two bacterial species responsible for curdling milk. One ...