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Why doesn't this work in Geogebra

I've got a really simple equation that I want GeoGebra to plot: $\sqrt {2x}-\sqrt {3y} =2$ It says it's an illegal operation so I try: $3y=2x-4\sqrt{2x}+4$ When this doesn't try, I try changing $\...
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Computing difficult Fourier series numerically - software recommendation

I need to compute some pretty complex Fourier series of function like this one: $$ f(t) = \quad \begin{cases} 1+e^{-t}, & t\in [0;1)\\ 2, & t \in [1;3) \end{cases} $$ Rewritten to "one-line ...
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My brain doesn't work right now: What's the formula for the $n$th vertex of a discretized sine wave?

So far I have: $$ A \sin(2\pi f ? + \phi) $$ where $f$ is cycles per second, and $\phi$ is in seconds. If I'd like to approximate the sine wave with $N$ points per cycle, and I want to draw $C$ ...
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Are algorithms for elimination of quantifiers over the reals practical?

I wanted to find the semialgebraic set in the $(a_0,a_1,a_2,a_3)$ space that guarantees that there exists at least one real root of the general polynomial equation of degree 4. For that purpose, ...
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Computer Programs for Pure Mathematicians

Question: Which computer programs are useful for a pure mathematician to familiarize themselves with? Less Briefly: I was once told that, now-a-days, any new mathematician worth his beans knows how ...
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Permutation calculator

I am studying the Mathieu group $M_{11}$ on the twelve letters $\infty,7,6,8,X,2,0,3,4,1,9,5$ (in this specific order) in the form that it is generated by the permutations $(0123456789X)$, $(13954)(...
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No graph shown on Microsoft Mathematics

When I try to graph this formula, $$y=\sum^x_{n=1}[n*\sum^n_{m=1}\sin(\frac{m}{n})]$$, the graph shows nothing. I thought it is possible that I input it in wrongly or the software can't solve this ...
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Is there a good program to download or online for plotting certain functions in 3d?

I am interested in a program that can plot me, without too much trouble shapes in 3d, when I type in the function. For example a elliptical paraboloid and an ellipse of the same time, so I can analyze ...
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Amount of zero in a range

I'm stuck with a calculation. If a person would write down, Everytime he sees a zero and counts +1. 10 counts as 1 zero. 100 counts as 2 zeros. 1000 has 3 zeros. 1005 counts as 2 zeros. Is there ...
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MathCad Variable Undefined (even though I just defined it)

Hoping to run into some mathcadders: I have a worksheet which includes the following except (and error) Any help?
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Polynomials as sum of squares

Sometimes I have seen some math's competition problem solutions made by completing the expression as sum of squares. What is the intuition/computer program behind these solutions? For example, Prove ...
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Program for playing around with aperiodic tilings

I know this is technically a software question, but I figure the mathematicians here would know more about it: I'm looking for software to play around with different "paintings" (different patterns ...
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Automatic solver of four-color theorem? [closed]

Does anyone know of an app/online tool to automatically colour any map or image using the 4-colour theorem? (Taking a Black and white image as input).
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What is wrong with this code (SCILAB)?

i wrote this on scilab: function q=arrow(x0,y0,z0,a0,r,s) j=1; ...
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How to perform a quasiconvex optimization

I have a quasiconvex objective function $f:\mathbf{R}^n\rightarrow \mathbf{R}$ which I would like to minimize over a simplex $S\subseteq \mathbf{R}^n$. I have looked pretty hard but have been unable ...
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Graph a function of two variables online, with the output rendered as color

Are there any online utilities to graph a function of two variables online, with the output rendered as color in some way (for example, red to green, black to white, hue, etc...) Wolfram Alpha comes ...
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Octave Graph Plotting: Axis when x and y = 0

By default, when I plot a graph, the axis seems to be at the lower limit x=linspace(-10,10,20) y=4*x+2 plot(x,y) How can I have the axis when x=0 & y=0, ...
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Given a line segment from $A$ to $B$, and a scale of your view of space $sx, sy$, how do you preserve width of line?

So I'm using PyQt5 to do 2D rendering for an LED light show creator app. The light shows are graphs where the $Y$-axis is LED brightness level and the $X$-axis is usually time. I have a zoom feature ...
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Running time comparison of algorithms

Which math software or programming language one should use in order to compare run times of two number theoretic algorithms ? I use PARI/GP but I am not sure if this is a right choice .
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Is a function in an ideal? Verification by hand and Macaulay 2

Suppose $$f_1=-4x^4y^2z^2+y^6+3z^5,$$ $$f_2=-4x^2y^2z^2+y^6+3z^5,$$ $$f_3=4x^4y^2z^2+y^6+3z^5,$$ $$f_4=4x^2y^2z^2+y^6+3z^5$$ and $$I=\langle xz-y^2,x^3-z^2\rangle\subset\mathbb C[x,y,z].$$ Is $...
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Graph theory software?

Is there any software that for drawing graphs (edges and nodes) that gives detailed maths data such as degree of each node, density of the graph and that can help with shortest path problem and with ...
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Program to create graph with modified bessel function

$$e =\frac{1}{x}\frac{I_{1}(2x)}{I_{0}(2x)}$$ $$e =\frac{2}{1+\sqrt{1+x²\frac{8}{3}}}$$ $$e =\frac{1}{\sqrt{x\frac{4}{3}}} \frac{I_{\frac{2}{3}}(x\frac{4}{3}^{3/2})}{I_{\frac{-1}{3}}(x\frac{4}{3}^{3/2}...
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Solve the cubic function (using graphing software)

Let $$f(x) = 2x - x^2$$ and $$g(x) = ax^3 + bx^2 + cx + d$$ where $a , b , c , d$ belong to the set of real numbers, and intersect at two points $P$ & $Q$. These points are also two points of ...
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Lagrange theorem demonstrations in GAP with cosets and cardinalities? [duplicate]

The goal of this question is to introduce basic group theory concepts with GAP: examples about alternating groups, cyclic groups and demonstrate the Lagrange theorem $[G:H]=\frac{\#G}{\# H}$. ...
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MathCAD: composite function, (f∘g)(x)

So sorry for the dumb question, but I can't figure this out and I have been searching for the answer and can't find it... and at this point I no longer know what to Google. Using MathCAD, how do I ...
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Online tool for making graphs (vertices and edges)?

Anyone know of an online tool available for making graphs (as in graph theory - consisting of edges and vertices)? I have about 36 vertices and even more edges that I wish to draw. (why do I have so ...
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How can I draw plane distributions in $\mathbb{R}^3$?

I see so many nice pictures of contact structures, integrable plane distributions, etc., in manuscripts and online and I have absolutely zero idea how they're made. For example, the following image ...
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Can you graph these kinds of equations with any free programs?

http://www.walkingrandomly.com/?p=19 I've been trying to find a way to graph this function without buying Mathematica but I haven't found a way. It might be possible with the free online Wolfram ...
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Topology libraries

I have been searching around for a library in some programming language (Java/C++/Haskell/python,etc) that can define topological entities and manipulate them. The only references I've found are to ...
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If $h$ divides $|G|$, not necessary that $G$ has a subgroup of order $h$

if $h$ divides $\# G$, then it is not necessarily that $G$ has a subgroup of size $h$ which can be related to Lagrange Theorem $[G:H]=\frac{\#G}{\# H}$ in the case when the subgroup exists, however ...
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What computer program can calculate Kemeny-Snell's median?

Unfortunately, I didn't find any computer realization for computing Kemeny-Snell's median.
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Group theoretic multiplication table analysis software?

Consider a number of different multiplication tables, the results from a graphical parametrisation problem. The goal is to understand which group generates each table or sufficiently close to ...
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AUTO Software for ODE's: references or forums?

I'm learning the AUTO software that does numerical continuation of ODE's by following these two references: The official manual found here www.dam.brown.edu/.../auto07p.pdf Lecture notes found at ...
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NAUTY algorithm [closed]

NAUTY is a Graph Isomorphism(GI) software developed by Brendan McKay to test isomorphism of Graphs. It provides a practical solution to the Graph Isomorphism problem. It is a program for isomorphism ...
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Software to calculate an integer sum?

There is a result I want to calculate, but I don't know if there is any software that can help me with this. Anyone knows what could I use to help me? Any answer is much appreciated The formula is ...
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Graph Software, figures

I'm making my own Calculus notes what (free) software would you recommend to be able to make figures like these ones For instance I would like to be able to represent graphically the ...
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What's the equation for a rectircle? (Perfect rounded-corner rectangle without stretching on only one dim)

The equation for a rounded square seems to be: $x^4 + y^4 = 1$ You can make the radii smaller by increasing (over the even integers) the exponents in the equation. Here's a picture: Wolfram Alpha ...
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Having trouble drawing an arc using atan2 and specified range of arc.

I'm writing code. My arc invariant is: $$ \theta_0, \theta_1 \in [-2\pi, 2\pi], \\ \theta_1 - \theta_0 \leq 2\pi $$ where $\theta_0$ is the arc beginning angle and $\theta_1$ is the arc end angle. ...
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Computation of minimal axis-aligned bounding box of an arc segment.

I'm trying to compute the minimal bounding box of an arc segment so when it's time to render it, I only have to examine pixel coordinates within a minimal rectangular region. The code below covers ...
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Can One use mathematica or maple online?

Is it possible to use some of these algebra packages online ? I have some matrices that I would like to know the characteristic polynomial of. Where could I send them to get a nicely factorised answer ...
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Software to find eigenvalues

Is there a software (or website) that is free which can find eigenvalues but with arbitrary constants, say $a,b>0$ being involved?
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The fastest Gröbner basis algorithm available?

for my undergraduate thesis I'm (pseudo) replicating algebraic attack on certain cryptosystem using gröbner basis approach. The heart of original attack was F5/2 algorithm (since the cryptosystem is ...
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How to solve the following system of partial differential equations?

I have a system of partial differential equations: \begin{align} & u(a,b,c) \frac{\partial y}{\partial c} = \frac{4}{3} ab, \\ & u(a,b,c) \frac{\partial y}{\partial b} = \frac{2}{3} ac + 2 b^2,...
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Maple solving inequalities within a range

I have no troubles to solve an inequality using this command: solve(df(x) > 0, x) However, I need to solve it within a specified range (-1..1). Is that ...
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Where can I find a good drawing software?

Maybe this is a little off-topic but often, when writing articles, I find myself in need of a good drawing software (for MAC or Windows) that would allow me to draw figures like the one below: Do ...
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Adequate software to plot grids, numerical stencils…

Do you know any software (online or not) easy to understand and appropriate to create this kind of plots? I would like the image to be vectorized, can write subindices, arrows, dots and so on to ...
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Fibonacci sequence digits

We define the Fibonacci sequence by $F_{n+2}=F_{n+1}+F_{n}$, with $F_0=0$ and $F_1=1$. How to compute the last $30$ digits of $F_{2^{200}}$ for instance? can we use Python?how?
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Indefinite integral of absolute value

When I looked up about absolute value on Wikipedia, I found that the antiderivative of $|x|$ is $\frac12 x|x|+C$. I am able to find the derivative of $|x|$ by treating the function as $\sqrt{x^2}$, ...
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Number animation in geogebra?

Is there a way to animate this "triangle" in Geogebra so that the rows are expanding from the top to the bottom?
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Algebraic geometric software to investigate polynomials with graph theoretical origin?

My teacher uses Singular and Macaulay2 for specific problems in Algebraic geometry but she was unaware which software would be best suited to investigate polynomial basis problems where their origin ...