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Differential equation in Maple : No solution on $x = -1 .. 1, y = -1 .. 1$.

Backround: Yesterday in class we had a lab session (practical work ?) on ODE and I have a question. We plot the following contour (I am using maple) implicitplot(H(x, y) = 0, x = -1 .. 1, y = -1 .. ...
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Zeilbergers algorithm in Maple

I try to prove several hard combinatorial identities. One of them is following \begin{align*} \sum_{s=0}^{\min\{k,n-1\}} \sum_{i=0}^{k-s} (-1)^{i} {2n+k-i-1 \choose k-s-i} {i-n \choose s} {n+i-1 ...
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How to generate a sequence in maple based on a condition

I'm supposed to generate a sequence of even numbers from $1$ to $100$ in Maple. While this should be very straightforward, I've tried using both a conditional statement within the $\text{seq}()$ ...
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Plot a set, given in cylindrical coordinates, with Maple and $\text{plot3d}$

I want to plot the set $\phi(A)$ with Maple, where $$\phi:[0,\infty)\times[0,2\pi)\times\mathbb{R}\to\mathbb{R}^3\;,\;\;\;(r,\phi,z)\mapsto(r\cos\phi,r\sin\phi,z)$$ is the transformation in ...
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Initial conditions for differential equation in Maple

The motion of an object is being described by the equation \begin{align*} m\frac{dv(t)}{dt} = mg - \gamma v(t).\end{align*} Determine the solutions of this equation for the paramters: $m=10kg, \gamma ...
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How does Matlab, Maple, etc…solve algebraic and differential equations internally?

I would be very interested finding out how does Matlab, Maple, etc…solve algebraic and differential equations internally? Anyone know how they do it?
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How to return the monomials in a polynomial in Maple?

Are there some function $f$ which returns the monomials in a Laurent polynomial? For example, $f(a_1^{-1}+3b_{2,1})=[a_1^{-1}, 3b_{2,1}]$. Thank you very much.
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Return factors of a monomial in Maple.

Let $$ m = Y_{{1,0}}{Y_{{1,2}}}^{2}Y_{{2,5}}Y_{{1,8}}. $$ Using the function op in Maple, we have $op(m) = Y[1, 0], Y[1, 2]^2, Y[2, 5], Y[1, 8]$. But $op(Y[1,0])=1,0$ and $op(Y[1,0]^2)=Y[1,0],2$. Are ...
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How to compute sum with non consecutive indices in Maple?

Suppose we need to compute the sum in Maple, $ \sum_{i = 0}^{10} 2^i $, We can use the command, sum(2^i, i = 0 .. 10) Now, what if the indices are not ...
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Parametric curves in maple

I know how to plot a parametric curve in Maple (18), but is it also possible to 'define' the parametric equation? I.e. I have to find the intersection of: f:= t-> sin(t); g:= t -> 0.5*sin(2*t); and y ...
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Maple, simplyfing ODEs questions

I'm a novice using Maple 16. I'm using it mostly to check my DE homework solutions. And it happens a lot that I get stuff like in the picture. I mean (if I'm not missing anything important) that ...
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Maple: How do I type “solve” with an arrow under?

I am trying to learn using Maple 18 (Mac). I have defined a function with a list of X and Y values. f := x->LinReg(X, Y, x) Now I would like to output the unknown "x" value that correlates with ...
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MAPLE- Developed in a Fourier Basis - Simplifying commands

After a succession of simplifying commands, I am trying to have a truncated serie Fourier of the expression T3. I get this kind of result T33 : [1] : ...
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Converting large symbolic Jacobian to LaTeX

I have generated an 8x8 Jacobian, containing a few variables and several zeros as elements. I would like to translate this to LaTeX code. How can I first simplify what I have, to make it tractable? ...
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Reading the coefficients with Maple

If I have $$ a+(b-c \cdot a) \cdot x = 5+7x $$ then I know that $$ a = 5 $$ and $$ b-c \cdot a = b-5c = 7 $$ Can I get this result with Maple? If I just write ...
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Order of terms in simple expression in Maple 18

If I write a[n-1] in Maple 18 it changes the output to $a_{-1+n}$ and 4*c[1]-6*c[2] is changed to $-6 c_2+4 c_1$. And this ...
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Solving equation with integer matrices as unknowns

I am currently working on a problem, where I need to know for square integer matrices, $A$ and $B$, whether or not there exists square integer matrices, $X$ and $Y$, such that $X(A-I)Y=B-I$, where $I$ ...
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Is there a way to change default order of series in Maple?

The default order when expanding in the software Maple is 6 (six!!!). This is very awkward and annoying because one rarely need even the second (non-trivial) order. In any case, is there a way to ...
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Maple plotting and loops

I need to plot all of the curves generated using a Maple for loop. As an example, consider the simple loop: ...
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Roots of an equation using Maple

I am using Maple to find the roots of a non-linear equation in one variable. When I solve the equation, I get only 2 negative roots whereas if I plot the graph of the function, it also shows that the ...
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Building an nth order ODE in Maple (or Matlab)

The question is simple: given a system of ODEs, how can one construct the equivalent nth order ODE in Maple? In my case I have $$ \begin{cases} y''(t)+x'(t)+x(t)=f(t)\\ y''(t)+z''(t)+z'(t)+z(t)=0\\ ...
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Why do I keep getting a negative solution in Maple?

I would like to solve a system of 9 nonlinear equations, with the constraints on all 9 variables to be that they are nonnegative. My code is below. ...
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Maple - Substitute into an expression involving derivative

I'm working with some matrices including derivatives like d/dt(x(t)). I need to replace this whole expression {d/dt(x(t))} with something like xdot. I have tried to use "subs", but it seems to refuse ...
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How to solve calculus integration problem using Maple?

May I know if it is possible to solve these problems using Maple? ( I've tried it by hand but I would like to know if there are alternatives) In triangle ABC, M is the point on BC such that the ...
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Is this power rule true for the natural base?

Two questions 1) I was wondering if $e^{k \ln{x}}=k$ for any k. Is it? 2)To test I went to Maple and typed e^-ln(x) and it gave $e^{-ln(x)}$. I tried simplify and ...
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How to do this in maple?

1.Sexy primes are prime numbers that differ from each other by six. For example, the first 5 sexy prime pairs are (5, 11), (7, 13), (11, 17), (13, 19), (17, 23). Find the number of sexy prime pairs ...
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Сombinatorial identity

I try to prove the following hypothesis $$\sum_{i=0}^k \frac{(-1)^i (n+i-1)(n+k-2)!}{i!(k-1)!(n-1)!}{{n+2k-i-1} \choose {2k}}=\frac {{n+k-1\choose k}{n-2+k\choose k}}{k+1}.$$ In the Maple: gip:=proc ...
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Maple differentiation syntax?

If you have assigned a function to a label, how can you take it's derivative? For example I defined fun2 as $x^3$ but doing ...
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Can anyone show me the starting step for this question?

Let $x = x(t)$ and $y = y(t)$ be functions in $t$. Suppose that $x′ = 2x − 5y + t$ and $y′ = 4x + 9y + \sin t$ such that $x(0) = y(0) = 0$. Find $y(1)$ This is my first time using maple.I know how to ...
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solve complicated system of non-linear equations numerically

I have two algebraic equations I am trying to solve in MAPLE. They are: $14\,{a}^{26}{b}^{2}-91\,{a}^{24}{b}^{4}-364\,{a}^{22}{b}^{6}-1001\,{a} ...
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Solving symbolic linear equations with maple

How can I solve linear equations of the following type in Maple? $$\begin{pmatrix} 1 & 1 & 1 & 1\\ b-c & c-b & a-b &0 \\ b-d & d-a & 0 &a-b \end{pmatrix} ...
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Maple command for finding specific values that will make an inequality true

Is there a Maple command for finding specific values that will make an inequality true? For instance, if the input is $a<b,$ a possible output would be $a=1,b=2.$
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Maple not displaying graph

Maple is only producing a description of a graph, e.g. C := Graph 9: an undirected unweighted graph with 66 vertices and 219 edge(s), rather than displaying the graph. Can anyone please help? ...
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Plot zeros of partial sum of zeta Riemann with Maple

I want to plot the zeros of the partial sum of the Riemann zeta function with Maple. Some hint?? Thanks!!!
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Using Maple to find the normal vector

I'm trying to find the normal vector to the level surface $xyz = 1$ at an arbitrary point $(a, b, c)$ ...
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Integration: $\frac{2}{\pi} \int_0^\pi \frac{\sin(nx)}{10}x(\pi-x) \mathrm{d}x$ Can someone matlab/mathematica/maple it for me?

I want to compute $\frac{2}{\pi} \int_0^\pi \frac{\sin(nx)}{10}x(\pi-x) \mathrm{d}x$, where $n=1,2,3,4,\dots$ I worked this by hand and got the result: $-\frac{4\cos(nx)}{10n^3\pi}$ To check my ...
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Plot the graph of a discontinuous function of two variables using Maple

I want to plot the level curve of $xyz = 1$; According to wolfram alpha the plot should look like this; But instead I end up with; Here's my Maple code. I'm sure it's because the function is ...
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What's the easiest way to approximate an answer to n places after the decimal?

Say you wanted a decimal answer. How do you get one? I know evalf() can be used but it counts ALL digits, not just after the decimal. For example evalf(19/4, 2) gives 4.8 but I'm looking for a ...
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Use the pseudoinverse to find the conic section of best fit to the data

I am working on a group project and none of us can figure out how to find the answer. Our professor insists that all of our work be done in maple. The problem is: Use the pseudoinverse to find the ...
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Using the pseudoinverse to find the linear combination of functions?

I'm working out this problem with a friend of mine on a group project and we are both stuck Our professor insists that we do all of our work in Maple. I like Maple, but it's not as great as ...
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Specifying variables in Maple

Two questions 1)How do you express Euler's number (≈2.718) in Maple. For example I want ln(e) to simplify to 1. 2)How do you have a constant with a subscript? For example if I wanted to input the ...
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simplex in MAPLE

I am trying to solve a large system of linear inequalities (about 500 variables) subject to the nonnegativity condition on the variables.Call this system500 for future reference. I do not need to ...
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maple plot of Belyi function

I would like to understand how to construct Figure 5 of the paper Composition is a generalized symmetry by Alexander Zvonkin: The hypermap/dessin d'enfant of Figure 4 is while the Belyi function ...
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Best program for multiplying many multivariable polynomials

I want to make a table with two columns: The first column will consist of many(possibly hundreds) of polynomials in two variables. The second column will be a function applied to all of the ...
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Maple - Find all intersecting points

If I want to find all points of intersection, and not just one point, between the following two functions: $ sin(x)^{2}$ and $e^{-x}cos(x) $ $ eqn := sin(x)^2 = e^{-x}cos(x); $ $ fsolve(eqn, x); $ ...
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Maple - Convert to complex

I need to convert $ \dfrac{1}{2x^{3}+x^{2}+2x} $ to $\dfrac{1}{2x} + ...
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Implicit 3d plot with depending bounds

I would like to plot this plane ($k1,k2,k3$ are constants): $x-k1=0$ such as $x=k1..n$ ; $y=(z-k3+k2)..n $; $z=k3..n$ The difficulty is that second variable y depend on z. I was trying to use Maple ...
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Understand a Maple output

My goal is to solve for $L$ in $\frac{(2k)!}{2^kk!}{2nL - L^2 \choose 2k} = \sum_{s=0}^k{L \choose s}{n-L \choose s}s!\frac{(2k-2s)!}{2^{k-s}(k-s)!)}{L-s \choose 2k-2s}.$ I tried to use the solve ...
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Strange behavior when graphing a function (Maple)

I was doing a presentation on Limits and I was using this $$f(x)=\frac{x^2+2x-8}{x^2-4}$$ to explain different types of limits. I know that the function is not defined at $x=-2$ or $x=2$. I showed ...
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Graphing the sum of a Fourier series in Maple

Periodic function: $g(x) = -1$ if $-2 < x < 0$ $g(x) = 1$ if $0 < x < 2$ Find the Fourier series representation of g(x) My work: I found that the ...