Inversion is the process of creating the opposite. Familiar examples include multiplicative inverse $2 \mapsto 1/2$, inverting functions $f(x) \mapsto f^{-1}(x)$, matrix inverse $M \mapsto M^{-1}$ etc. Please include an additional subject tag such as (linear-algebra) or (arithmetic) to help clarify ...

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Is there an easier way to find the inverse of a 3x3 matrix?

I know the normal process is to do row operations to transform the matrix to get the identity matrix and then apply the same row operations in the identity matrix to get the inverse. But this process ...
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Matrix inversion via Levi-Civita symbols

Using Cramer's formula for the inverse of a matrix $M_{ij}$, is it possible to express the entries $(M^{-1})_{ij}$ in terms of the entries $M_{ij}$ using the Levi-Civita symbol and Kronecker deltas? ...
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Show that $Y$ is invertible

Let X be a $40\times40$ matrix such that $X^3 = 2I$. I want to show that $Y= X^2 -2X + 2I$ is invertible as well. I tried working with the equations to see if I can get Y as a product of matrices ...
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inverse of sum of diagonal matrix and eigendecomposition

I would like to simplify the following inverse computation : $$(D + A)^{-1}$$ where $A=U\Sigma U^T$ (eigenvalue decomposition). And D is a diagonal matrix I know the inverse of A is ...
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Find the inverse of a piece-wise continuous function

I have the following piecewise continuous function: $$f(x)=\begin{cases}3x+1,~x\gt 0\\2-x^2,~x\leq 0\end{cases}$$ and I need to find its right inverse. Thus far I got that ...
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Why does the Gaussian-Jordan elimination works when finding the inverse matrix?

In order to find the inverse matrix $A^{-1}$, one can apply Gaussian-Jordan elimination to the augmented matrix $$(A \mid I)$$ to obtain $$(I \mid C),$$ where $C$ is indeed $A^{-1}$. However, I fail ...
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Prove that $\det(A) \cdot v \, A^{-1} = \det(A+uv) \cdot v \, (A+uv)^{-1}$.

Let $A$ be a $n \times n$ matrix, $u$ a $n \times 1$ matrix and $v$ a $1 \times n$ matrix. If $A$ and $(A+uv)$ are invertible, prove that $$ \det(A) \cdot v \, A^{-1} = \det(A+uv) \cdot v \, ...
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Searching for a function where the inverse exists in a neighborhood of a point, but the Jacobian is zero.

I'm looking for a function f in $\mathbb{R}^2$ such that the inverse function therem at some point P = (x,y) does not give an answer of whether the function is invertable in some neighborhood of P, ...
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Problems with the inverse of a banded matrix: not invertible?

I am creating with a software a banded matrix, which is also symmetric. In fact, its definition comes from an array, Array[q], whose length is ...
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Find the multiplicative inverse of $5$ in $\mathbb Z_{73}$

I'm having some trouble with this question. The inverse should result in $44$ but I am getting $29$ $$73 = 14 \times 5 + 3$$ $$5 = 1 \times 3 + 2$$ $$3 = 1 \times 2 + 1$$ so $\gcd(73,5)=1$ using ...
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Invert an Excel function containing the tangent

In the following excel formula: =95*1*1/TAN(RADIANS(M3-(10.3/2.01)))/5280) $M3=2.63715$ and let's say the result of this formula is: $5.508306483$ What would ...
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The inverse Laplace transform of $ s^{3/2}-a-bs \over s^{3/2}+a+bs$

How can I solve the inverse Laplace transform as below: $$\mathscr{L}^{-1}\left( s^{3/2}-a-bs \over s^{3/2}+a+bs \right) $$ where a and b are constants. Hint: we can consider $${ s^{3/2}-a-bs ...
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Integration.Matrix.Determinant.Inverse.Trace.

Given $$ I_n=\int_0^1\frac{x^n}{x^{2012}-1}{\rm d}x\text{ and }J_n=\int_0^1\frac{x^n}{x^{2013}+1}{\rm d}x\quad\forall n>2012, n\in\mathbb N$$ If the matrix $$\rm A=[a_{ij}]_{3\times3}\text{ where ...
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Use Euclid's algorithm to find the multiplicative inverse $11$ modulo $59$

I was wondering if this answer would be correct the multiplicative of $11$ modulo $59$ would be $5$ hence $5\cdot11 \equiv 4 \pmod{59}$. Is this correct?
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What does inversion mean?

I am in highschool taking some advanced math courses and I have some questions about terminology. There appears to be more definitions to the meaning of inversion in math than I can count. I'm ...
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Questions on the formula for 2x2 inverse

Hi I was working on inverting 2by2 matrix in general form by using a,b,c,d. I know the formula (which is below) but I have questions in the process of getting the formula. 1) To get rid of the ...
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If two invertible matrices A and B commute, then A^-1 and B^-1 must commute as well ??

If two invertible matrices A and B commute, so their inverse must commute as well or not ?
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How to calculate inverse of Variance Gamma call price formula using Newton-Raphson search

The Variance Gamma call price formula is given by: $$C(0)= \int\gamma(R) e^{-rT} \int f\left(S(0) e^{\theta R+\omega T+\frac12 \sigma^2 R} e^{rT-\frac12 \sigma^2 R+\sqrt{T}\sqrt{R/T} \sigma ...
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Derivative of inverse cosecant?

I am slightly confused by this, because when I worked out the derivative of arccosec(x), my answer was $\frac{-1}{x\sqrt{x^2-1}}$, which agrees with the answers online. However this would imply that ...
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Inverse of the sum of the inverse of two matrices

I need to compute $ (A^{-1} + B^{-1})^{-1} $. Both $A$ and $B$ are symmetric and $A$ is invertible and PSD. I already know $B^{-1}$ and $A$, but I don't have $A^{-1}$ and $B$. Is there a formula to ...
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Relation between two inverses

Suppose you know $(I+T)^{-1}$, is there any way for approximate the inverse of the matrix $(I+\alpha T)^{-1}$, where $\alpha\in{\mathbb{R}}$?
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Inverse of matrix with 1 in diagonal and some entries above them.

Suppose matrix N has a,b,c above the main diagonal, and all other entries equal to $0$. that is, $N=\begin{bmatrix} 0 & a & 0 & 0 \\ 0 & 0 & b & 0 \\ 0 & 0 & 0 & c ...
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Evaluate cos[(1/2)[arcsin(-3/5)]]. I'm not sure what i'm doing wrong.

$x=\arcsin(-3/5), \; \sin x = -3/5$ **Drew a triangle to find $\cos x$ $\cos x = 4/5$ Now, I don't know what to do from here. I know I have to use a double angle formula, but when I evaluate the ...
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Inverse function for a surface of revolution

I have the following function: $$ f(x)= c_1\cdot c_2\cdot x\cdot \arctan\left(c_2\cdot x\right)-\frac{1}{2}\cdot c_1\cdot \ln\left(1+c_2^2\cdot x^2\right) $$ with $c_1=0.003$ and $c_2=150$ constants ...
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a special matrix inverse

Let $A=\left( \begin{matrix} {{A}_{11}} & \ldots & {{A}_{1n}} \\ \vdots & \ddots & \vdots \\ {{A}_{n1}} & \cdots & {{A}_{nn}} \\ \end{matrix} \right)$ be an ...
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Inverse of function with two Exponential Eulers Terms

How can I go about getting the inverse of$ f(t) = e^{-.001t}\cdot e^{-.005t}$? I have found a couple of calculators online that suggest that the answer is: $t=-166.667\ln(y)$, but I would like to know ...
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Solving $z=w/2-\sin(tw)/(2t)$ for $w$

Is it possible to solve $$z=\frac{w}{2}-\frac{\sin(tw)}{2t},$$ for $w$? My first thoughts were that we would have to be careful about the domain of $f(w)$ so that the inverse was actually a function ...
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help with inverse function in $\mathbb R^2$

$F(x,y)=(x^2+2y^2,2x^2+y^2)$, and $A=\{(x,y):x>0,y>0\}$ I need to show $F(A)=\{(u,v):0<u/2<v<2u\}$ I also need to find what is $G(=F^{-1}):B\rightarrow A$ For the first question I ...
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$F(x,y) = (x^2 + 2y^2, 2x^2 +y^2)$ and $A= \{(x,y) : x>0, y>0\}$

$F(x,y) = (x^2 + 2y^2, 2x^2 +y^2)$ and $A= \{(x,y) : x>0, y>0\}$ I need to find the following: $(a)$ Show $F$ is one-to-one on $A$. $(b)$ Show that $F(A) = \{(u,v) : 0 < \frac{u}{2} < v ...
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Matrix derivatives of determinant and inverse related to $\mathbf{X}\mathbf{X}^{T}+\mathbf{C}$

I would like to calculate the derivatives of determinant and inverse related to the term $\mathbf{X}\mathbf{X}^{T}+\mathbf{C}$ with respect to $\mathbf{X}$, where $\mathbf{C}$ is a constant matrix. ...
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Inverse symmetric circulant matrix

I want to inverse a very particular matrix numerically. The matrix is always symmetric and circulant. As an example of a 4x4 matrix I would want to inverse \begin{pmatrix} v_0 & v_1 & v_2 ...
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Inverse Function Theorem when determinant is undefined

For $f(x,y) = (x^3 - y^2, \sin{x} - \ln{y})$ f-inverse exists and is differentiable in a non-empty set around $(-1,0)$. Find $D(f^{-1})$ at $(-1,0)$. Seemingly this is an Inverse Function Theorem ...
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Inverse Image Proof

Let $f:X\rightarrow Y$. Let $A$, $A_1$ and $A_2$ be subsets of $X$ and $B$, $B_1$, and $B_2$ be subsets of $Y$. Then, I need to prove that $f^{-1}(B_1\cup B_2)=f^{-1}(B_1)\cup f^{-1}(B_2)$. I know ...
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What is needed to apply the inverse function theorem to $f(x,y,z) = \left(\frac{ax^2 + by^2}{2}, \frac{cy^2+dz^2}{2}, \frac{ex^2 + fz^2}{2} \right)$?

Let $f:\mathbb{R}^3 \to \mathbb{R}^3$ be $$f(x,y,z) = \left(\frac{ix^2 + hy^2}{2}, \frac{jy^2+kz^2}{2}, \frac{mx^2 + nz^2}{2} \right).$$ My question is what restrictions are necessary on ...
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Inverse of matrix mod $26$ wolframalpha wrong

I want to find $A^{-1} \pmod{26}$ for $A=\begin{bmatrix}10&3\\5&3\end{bmatrix}$ and I did the conventional $\frac{1}{ad-bc}\begin{bmatrix}d&-b\\-c&a\end{bmatrix}$ and found the ...
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Is there any way to test the existence of left or right inverse matrix?

I know that the inverse matrix of a square matrix exists iff its determinant isn't 0. What about a non-square matrix? Is there any theorem about the existence of a ...
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Prove $\frac1{\sqrt x}$ is continous on $(0,\infty)$. Stuck on last line!

Let $f(x) = \frac1{\sqrt x}$ for $x\in(0,\infty)$. Given $\varepsilon>0$ and $x_0\in(0,\infty)$, show there exists $\delta>0$ such that $$|x-x_0|<\delta$$ implies that $$|f(x)-f(x_0)| ...
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Finding the domain of a difficult inverse

$f(x)=\frac{3x+5}{-6x+2}$ , largest possible domain Find $f^{-1}(x)$ of this 1-1 function and the domain. So I wrote the equation as $$y=\frac{3x+5}{-6x+2}$$ Interchanged x and y, and made y ...
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Is $T(M)=PMP^{-1}$, where $P=\begin{bmatrix}2&3\\5&7\end{bmatrix}$ linear? If so, how to prove?

If I define $\vec{v}=\begin{bmatrix}a\\b\end{bmatrix}\text{and }\vec{w}=\begin{bmatrix}c\\d\end{bmatrix}$, I end up getting ...
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Computation of determinant for Using Inverse Function Theorem

Let $f : \Bbb R^{3} \setminus \{(0, 0, 0)\} → \Bbb R^{3} \setminus \{(0, 0, 0)\}$ be given by $f(x, y, z) = (x/(x^{2} + y^{2} + z^{2}), y/(x^{2} + y^{2} + z^{2}), z/(x^{2} + y^{2} + z^{2}))$. Show ...
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Row sums of inverse of PageRank matrix variant

In the book "Deeper inside Pagerank" (Amy N. Langville and Carl D. Meyer), (http://www.ulco.nl/docs/Langville.pdf), in the page 352 of the book (page 18 of the document in url), it is stated that "The ...
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Application of Inverse Function Theorem

This is a seemingly easy exercise. Yet I am not sure if I am missing any finer details here as this is listed as one of the challenging problems on Dr. Epstein's (Upenn) course site for real analysis. ...
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$y=N(N^TT N)^{-1}N^TT$

Let $T$ be a square $n\times n$ matrix. This matrix is symmetric and positive definite. Let $N$ be a $n\times s$ matrix where $s<n$. I want to be able to compute: $$y=N(N^TT N)^{-1}N^TT$$ I can ...
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How to calculate frequency with clock signal is 500ps in digital logic?

How can i calculate frequency if clock signal 500ps. I know the only formula, that is T=1/f But i cant able to calculate, can ...
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find the inverse of $\frac{1-e^t}{1+e^t}$

Hi I am trying to prove that the inverse of $f(t) = \frac{1-e^t}{1+e^t}$ is $F^{-1}(t) = \ln\left(\frac{1-t}{1+t} \right )$ But I don't quite know where to start? Do I just sub ...
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find an inverse function of complicated one

Let $f:\mathbb{R}\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$: $$f(x) = \sin (\sin (x)) +2x$$ How to calculate the inverse of this function? So far i searched a lot in the internet but i didn't find any easy algorithm ...
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Understanding inverse of a function

I was trying to understand the proof for the following proposition. Proposition: If $\{f_n\}$ is a sequence of $\bar{\mathbb{R}}$ valued measurable functions on $(X,\mathcal{M})$, then the functions ...
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Proof Regarding Determinants of a Matrix

Prove the following statement: If $A$ is an $n$ by $n$ matrix, such that $\sum_{j = 1}^n a_{ij} = 0$, for all $1 ≤ i ≤ n$, then $\det A = 0$ too. (Sorry I don't know how to format this equation) ...
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Invertible matrix problem

Given three $n \times n$ matrices $A$, $B$ and $C$. Prove that if $AB+AC$ is an invertible matrix then $A$ is also an invertible matrix. How can this be possible? I found that $B=A^{-1}-C$ and when I ...
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Sherman–Morrison–Woodbury formula and hollow matrix

Suppose there are two matrices: $A_{n\times n}= \begin{bmatrix} a_0 & 0 &a_1 & \dots \\ 0 & a_1 & 0 &\dots \\ a_1 & 0 &a_2 & \dots \\ \vdots & \vdots & ...