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Parallel vectors in $\mathbb{R}^n$.

Def: We say that $\vec{x},\vec{y}\in\mathbb{R}^n$ are parallel vectors if $|\vec{x}\cdot \vec{y}|=||\vec{x}||\,| |\vec{y}||$. (i.e equality holds in Cauchy–Schwarz inequality) I'm having some ...
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Reputation of mathematical journals [on hold]

For a young mathematician what is most convenient for his reputation publishing in "Expositiones Mathematicae" or in "American Mathematical Monthly"?
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105 views

Quaternion integration

If the angular velocity is changing continuously, the following holds true $ q(t)=q(0)\exp\left({\int_{0}^{t}\frac{q_\omega(\tau)}{2}\ d\tau}\right) \tag 1$ Specifications and Data $q(t),q(0)$ ...
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42 views

Finding minimum point of a function using linear algebra

Given a function $$q(x,y)=2x^2-2xy +2y^2$$. Find the minimum point of the following function by first converting it to a matrix form and using the diagonalisation of the matrix to find its minimum ...
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Math issue implementing an invoice API [on hold]

Okay, so, I have $2$ separate systems: An invoice record database on an external site, I do not have access to the code here. An prestashop e-commerce installation, where i am developing a plugin. ...
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1answer
29 views

Surjective function from a set of funtions to itself

Let a function be defined by $f \longmapsto f'$ acting from the set of all polynomials to itself. I am asked if this is surjective. I would like to think it isn't, but I'm in doubt how I should ...
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Preparation for a Linear Algebra Class

I have just entered my Junior Year as a CS student. While I have already taken discrete math and Theory of Computation, and have not found myself needing any additional math skills thus far; I ...
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Sums of special vectors

Let $v$ be a vector obtained by taking a sum of $k$ vectors the of the form $(0,0,\ldots,0, -n, *,*,\ldots,*)$, where $"*"$ stands for either $0$ or $1$, and the position of the $-n$ entry can vary ...
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Function with constant derivative

We have a column matrix $P_i$ defined as follows $P_i= {\begin{pmatrix} a_i \\ b_i \\ c_i \end{pmatrix}}_{3\times 1}\tag 1 $. Given Data All $a_i,b_i,c_i$ are constants It is given that $i$ can ...
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probability distributions [closed]

![ Question 1. 1. Using the probability distribution table, what is the value of P(X = 2 or X = 0)? X 0 1 2 3 4 5 P 0.3 0.05 0.1 0.15 0.15 0.25 P(X = 2 or X = 0) = _____ (Points : 1) ...
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1answer
43 views

Sum involving integer part and cosine function

How to find the close form of sum and eliminate $k$? $$ \sum_{k=1}^{n} \frac{n \left[ \cos \left( \frac{n}{k}- \left[\frac{n}{k} \right]\right) \right]}{k} $$
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1answer
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Integration by parts for Matrices

I understand how to do integration by parts for individual functions. I am trying to apply integration by parts to matrices/vectors where the order of terms is important. So say I have a matrix A ...
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1answer
57 views

Is it true that $d\textbf{S} = dy dz\textbf{ i }+ dx dz\textbf{ j }+ dx dy\textbf{ k }$

I came up with this in my mind, Just wondering if it is true I am thinking about it too, will post my observations, if any
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problem with denominator in transformation

hi i cant understand where the 2 comes from in this transformation any help would be appreciateD
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1answer
40 views

calculus / algebra

Hi can anyone go through the transformation of the equation below as i cannot understand where the 2 in comes from any help would be much appreciated $$\frac{\omega k^{0.5}}{\omega k} = ...
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1answer
60 views

Quaternion expansion

I have a quaternion equation $ \psi(s)=Pe^{\frac{1}{2}k(s)}\tag 1$ Given conditions and data Here P is a constant unit Quaternion defined for 3D rotation matrix as $(p_1,p_2,p_3,p_4) , p_4\in ...
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2answers
64 views

Intuitive and convincing argument that functions are vectors

Back to school time again. As I'm discussing all the mathy stuff and insights gained over the summer, I cannot help but notice that many of my peers in second or third year undergrad cannot bridge the ...
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63 views

Definite Integral involving matrices

We have a definite integral of the form given below $ f(t) = \int_0^1 e^{\alpha X(t)} \frac{dX(t)}{dt} e^{(1-\alpha) X(t)}\,d\alpha \tag 1$ Given Data in the question $X(t)$ is a ...
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1answer
29 views

Matrix Solution

I have matrix integral equation of the following form ${f^{'}(x)}_{1 \times 1}A_{3\times 3}=P_{3\times3} (1-x)+Q_{3 \times 3}x \tag 1$ . All dimensions are indicated in equation itself. " ' " ...
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Can integral transforms be viewed as change of basis formulas?

Forgive any lack of rigor, this question is kinda all over the place. If you have a set $B $ of $ N $ basis functions $ g_0(t), g_1(t), g_2(t), \dots, g_{N-1}(t) $ which are orthogonal over $[t_1, ...
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Matrix Exponent - equivalent of a rotation matrix

For every Rotation Matrix,there is a Matrix Exponent representation where the power is a skew symmetric matrix. More clearly if I have a rotation matrix ${R}_{3 \times 3}$ then there will be a skew ...
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Matrix exponent form

We have an equation of matrix exponent $ Ae^{Ax}R-e^{Ax}R (P_1 +P_2 x) = Y \tag1$ Given condition $A,R,P_1,P_2,Y$ are constant $3 \times 3 $ matrices. R is invertible,orthonormal,determinent ...
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1answer
41 views

Approximate Equivalent To Michael Spivak's text, “Calculus” but for Linear Algebra?

Does anyone know of an approximate equivalent To Michael Spivak's text, "Calculus" but for Linear Algebra? I love the way this book is written! It is simultaneously rigorous and thorough without ...
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42 views

Strictly Convex Functions

I am trying to show the equivalence of two definitions of strictly convex functions. Let $f:\mathbb{R}^n\to \mathbb{R}$ be a smooth function. The function $f$ is strictly convex if for each ...
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what does the second derivative of a linear function mean?

So if I have a function f(x) = 7x-2 the first derivative is 7 which I'm inclined to think that the second derivative ...
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1answer
159 views

Is it possible for a triangular matrix in echelon form to not have a unique solution and how?

I want to know if it is possible for a triangular matrix in echelon form to not have a unique solution and how? Isn't there something to do with the determinant that shows this? or am I wrong?
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64 views

An upper bound on a sequence of positive numbers $x_n$ such that $x_{n+1} \le \min \{b \cdot x_n,c\}$

Suppose $\{x_1, x_2,\ldots, x_n,\ldots \}$ is a sequence that satisfies $x_0 = a$, and $x_{n+1} \le \min \{b \cdot x_n,c\}$, where $a,b,c>0$ are constant given numbers, and $x_i>0$ for ...
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1answer
92 views

find a matrix transform

Given a vector $v={(v_1,v_2,...,v_n)}^T$, I would like to find some matrix operations on $v$ to create an $n \times n$ matrix $X$ such that its entry $X_{i,j} $ satisfy (1), (2), (3), (4), ...
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Orthogonalization of two Vectors [closed]

Given two vectors $v_1$ and $v_2$, which have a given angle $\theta$≠ $$\frac {π}{2}$$, in between; How would one apply a Gram Matrix to define an inner-product, in order to orthogonalize the two ...
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0answers
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ODE with multiple simple conditions $f'(x)=f(x)(Ax+D ) $

I have an ODE to solve . The main issue is,in addition to solving it I have to keep some conditions too in the solution of f(x).. I am bit confused regarding how to deal with it. Equation is given ...
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2answers
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Solve nonliner equations

We are trying to find intersection of hyperbolas and we ended up in five equations $$\begin{align} A_1X^2+B_1Y^2+C_1XY+D_1X+E_1Y+F1&=0\\ A_2X^2+B_2Y^2+C_2XY+D_2X+E_2Y+F2&=0\\ ...
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1answer
46 views

Properties of the positive definite Hessian matrix of a convex function

I'm reading about nonlinear programming and I'm having trouble understanding the cool properties that a positive definite Hessian matrix $Q$ of $n$-dimensional function $f: \mathbf{R}^n\rightarrow ...
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Surjective function - proving

$f: \mathbb{R}\to \mathbb{R}$ $f(x) = x^3 -2x^4$ In order to prove that $f$ is not surjective, my teacher told me to find that in most the $f$ is negative. And indeed, only for $0<x<0.5$ it's ...
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1answer
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Surjective functions and cal'

$f,g: \mathbb{R}\to \mathbb{R}$ Both are also surjective functions. My question is if $f+g$ will be also surjective. I need to dis/prove it if it's true or false. Now, my friend told me it's false ...
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How prove $S_{k}(x)=\sum_{i=1}^{n}x^k_{i}$ this System of equations The only solution?

when I read a china book,I see this follow interesting problem (the author says it is clear have follow) if give the number $S_{k}(x),k=1,2,3,\cdots,n$ ,and such $$\begin{cases} ...
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Conjunctive Normal Form representation/ First Order Logic.

in my research problem, I need to represent three types of three types of relationships between the variables x,y as the following:: " y Cooperates with x" relationship: means if there is two ...
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1answer
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How to solve this graphing question?

$ \frac{|x-2|} {(x^2-4)}+\frac{(x-2)} {|x-2|} = b $ determine for which values of $b$ the equation has one and only solution. I tried sketching the graph, but was unable to do so accuratly...also, ...
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1answer
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Integral question challenge [duplicate]

I try to find a reasonable solution for this equation but i couldent I try to study lots of material but i couldent solve it. I am a high school student and try to learn. Integral cos(log x)dx
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2answers
46 views

About matrix derivative

Suppose $A$ is a matrix with order n*n. we have the following equity but I don't know why. $f(x)=\frac{1}{2}x^TAx-b^Tx$. then $f'(x)=\frac{1}{2}A^Tx+\frac{1}{2}Ax-b$ Is there any rule like scalar ...
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1answer
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Show that a linear mapping is invertible over all $\Bbb R^{2}$

Show that (under appropriate assumptions) a general linear mapping $F(x,y) = (ax+by,cx+dy)$ is invertible over all of $\Bbb R^2$ (i.e. there is a single inverse for all of $\Bbb R^2$). What ...
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1answer
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Properties of $f(x) = \det (A+xB)$

Let $A_{n \times n},B_{n \times n}$ be real square matrices. Let $f(x) = \det (A+xB)$. Then if n is odd, then $f(x)$ has inflection point $f(x)$ doesn't have a horizontal asymptote ...
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Solution of definite integral of product of bessel function and exponential

I have an integral $I=\int_{\theta} \int_r J_m(k_1r)e^{-j[P_x r \cos(\theta)+P_y r \sin(\theta)]} r dr d\theta$ $0\leq\theta\leq2\pi; r<\infty$ is there any method to solve this?
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1answer
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First Order Logic Consistency Big Problem

as i read some tutorial material on First Order Logic, i deduce that the following formula was consistent in FOL except the third one. am i right? i have doubt about the first one. any idea? thanks to ...
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Complex Roots and calculations

roots of the equation $z^6 =1-\sqrt3 i $ are $$z_1,z_2,z_3,z_4,z_5,z_6 $$ calculate:$$|z_1|^3 +|z_2|^3+|z_3|^3+|z_4|^3+|z_5|^3+|z_6|^3$$ also calculate: $$z_1^6 +z_2^6+z_3^6+z_4^6+z_5^6+z_6^6$$ ...
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1answer
51 views

How to simplify linear algebra equation

Im a trying to understand the derivation of an linear algebra equation. It is from a paper about 3D mbICP scanmatching. I am not that good at linear algebra but I am trying to learn. The equation ...
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inverse of function with sine mooculus

I'm trying to do a calculus course on line: mooculus and I'm trying to answer this question: The height in meters of a person off the ground as they ride a Ferris Wheel can be modeled by h(t) = ...
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How to find iso function value points without exploring all points in 2D space

Consider a 2D graph with dim1 and dim2 represented as X and Y respectively. The range of X and Y are 1 to 100. Hence there are 10000 points in the 2D space. Each point in the space is some function of ...
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1answer
39 views

Computing the kernel and image of a linear transformation

I have a linear transformation $f:R^3 \to R^3$ , $f(x,y,z) = (2x+2z, x+z, x + 3y -2z)$. I need to find out Ker and Im of $f$. I found out $\ker(f) = \{(-a,a,a) \mid a \in \mathbb R\}$; ...
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how to find iso-cost contours on a 2d plot efficiently

Consider a 2D plot in which dimension 1 and 2 represent quantity 1 and 2 respectively ranging over 0 to 100. Each point in the space corresponding to (x,y) represent cost of choosing quantity 1 as x ...
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104 views

Vector function tough question

If a curve has the property that the position vector $\vec{r}(t)$ is always perpendicular to the tangent vector $\vec{r'}(t)$, how can I show that the curve lies on a sphere with center the origin? ...