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Do all mathematical symbols in LaTeX have a meaning?

I debated whether I should post this on the TeX forum or here. Mathematics seemed more appropriate. LaTeX has a ridiculous amount of symbols, including countless variations of the integral sign and ...
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What would be the most useful BOINC project to help researchers?

There are some distributed computing projects like BOINC? What would be the most useful BOINC project to help mathematicians or are those just waste of energy and time?
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Interactive Equation editor with Latex syntax

I was using the built in equation editor used by Pearson's "MyLab and Mastering" physics course, and I really like how it's both interactive and uses Latex syntax to insert equation elements. ...
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How to evaluate the quotient of Dedekind eta function in Pari/Gp

This expression I found in some research paper, which connects quotient of Dedekind eta function and ray class field of conductor N, which in turn gives the value of j-invariants. For $K=\mathbb ...
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Recommended (free) software to plot points in 3d

I am looking for (preferably free) software to: 1) plot 3d points read from a file. A scatter plot would be fine. 2) Optionally color the points by a property - also read from the file It would be ...
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On Hilbert Class Polynomial

Is there any open source software which computes Hilbert Class polynomial of an imaginary quadratic fields? Thank you in advance
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calculation of an integral via PARI/GP

I just started to use PARI/GP and I have a question that's been so strange to me. Here are the codes: intnum(x=1,2,frac(x)) = 0.50000... intnum(x=2,3,frac(x)) = 0.50000... intnum(x=1,3,frac(x)) = ...
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Carmichael function available in PARI / GP?

Is the Carmichael function $\lambda(n)$ available in PARI / GP or do I have to program it ? I know the command znorder, but this does not seem to be enough to calculate the carmichael function. I ...
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Implement a program in Matlab for LU decomposition with pivoting

I need to write a program to solve matrix equations Ax=b where A is an nxn matrix, and b is a vector with n entries using LU decomposition. Unfortunately I'm not allowed to use any prewritten codes in ...
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Best Math books or apps for adults to learn math from the beginning

I lost a possible job because I didn't know how to multiply and subtract negative valued integers. I also don't know how fraction manipulation works. What reference books can I read that can help for ...
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Up-to-date advice on the best way to take notes (maths)

I have read some old discussions about this topic and would like to get some up-to-date advice if possible. I'm going to start university next year (maths), and I know how important is to have a set ...
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Evaluating $j$-invariant in PARI/GP.

Is there any command to evaluate $j$-invariant in PARI/GP? In Pari/Gp reference card there is $\operatorname{ellj}(x)$ function; but I am not understanding how to evaluate $j(i)$ or ...
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Note-taking software which is capable of representing mathematical relation

After quite a few studying experiences (both alone and following a class, studying topology, algebra, analysis, measure theory, differential geometry) I have acquired a lot of notes that I have either ...
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inverse Laplace transfor by using maple or matlab

I want to use inverse Laplace transform to F function by using maple or matlab. However I cannot get any answer. I know the answer from table but I want to use one of softwares. from table: ...
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Good math software [closed]

I have finally decided to go more deep into math and cs, so to do that I will need proper tool, math tool. Could you please tell me what's the best open source math tool on the web today, since as far ...
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Software to display 3D surfaces

What are some examples of software or online services that can display surfaces that are defined implicitly (for example, the sphere $x^2 + y^2 + z^2 = 1$)? Please add an example of usage (if not ...
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Free online mathematical software

What are the best free user-friendly alternatives to Mathematica and Maple available online? I used Magma online calculator a few times for computational algebra issues, and was very much satisfied, ...
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Calculating massive definite integral

I'm struggling with some integrals which one of them looks like THIS: $\displaystyle{\int_0^{3.8}\frac{\pi^4 x y (a+9 c+8 b \cos(\frac{\pi z}{l})+18 c \cos(\frac{2 \pi z}{l})) \sin^2(\frac{\pi ...
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How to visualize the Gaussian curvature of a 3D surface?

I have a 3D surface. I want to visualize color-coded Gaussian Curvature. Is there any software (e.g. MATLAB, Mathematica) which can be used for calculating and visualizing the curvature in color code ...
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Course/homework management systems for computational math courses [closed]

I will be teaching a course which will be based on a mathematical software, (as in MATLAB, MAPLE, Mathematica). The question is how to manage homework. Ordinary email is not efficient it seems. I am ...
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BIBO stable system

I would like to ask if this system is Bounded Input Bounded Output stable : $$y[n] = r^nx[n],\quad r\in \mathbb{R}$$ And why? I think this system is stable because $$| x[n] | ≤ B,\quad B < ...
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Efficient software for producing (expression) trees “on the fly,” with good editing (e.g. cut/copy/paste) facilities?

A formula like $\forall x \exists y(x+y=0)$ can be represented as a tree. Something like so: ...
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Detect distance balance in graph

does exsist any software to detect distance balance in graph? I see gephi I wan't to know can this application do this work? thank you!
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Computer-aided study of elementary geometry

As a beginning student of elementary (euclidean plane) geometry, so far, I have gotten the impression that there are two major approaches to geometries: naive vs axiomatic. Being a humanities student ...
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Graphing a triple integral, software and the actual integral

What software can be used to graph a triple integral? I tried to use wolfram alpha, but it wouldn't work. I am trying to graph:$ \int_0^1 \int_\sqrt{z}^1 \int_0^{2-y-z} f(x,y,z) \; \mathrm{dx\; dy\; ...
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Number of subgroups of order $4$ and $8$ in a group of order $72$

Let $G$ be a group of order $72$. I want to calculate the number of subgroups of order $4$ and $8$ with GAP. How can I do? thanks in advance.
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Plotting piecewise functions maple

How would I plot the following equation in maple? $$f(x) = \begin{cases} 1, & \text{if } x\in\mathbb{Q}, \\ 0, & \text{if } x\notin \mathbb{Q}. \end{cases}$$
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Random Variables Software

Is there some softaware that deals with random variables as objects? For example, suppose I define some i.i.d. random variables $X_1,\ldots, X_n\in N(0,1)$, where $N(0,1)$ is the normal distribution ...
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Which 3D finite element mesh generator recommend to me?

Which tetrahedral mesh generator recommend you to study finite element method? I tried to use TetGen. It works well but I can not install tetview to see the meshes because I have a 64bit computer. ...
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$1+n!=m^{2}$ for some n,m$\in\mathbb{N}$

I have no idea whether this is known or not and I couldn't find anything related on Google. While I was studying , I come up with this idea $1+n!=m^{2} $ for some $n,m\in\mathbb{N}$ $1+4!=5^{2}$ ...
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Expressing a matrix in terms of subgroup generators using Magma

With Magma, it is possible to define a subgroup $H$ of a finite matrix group $G$ in terms of generators. Given a matrix $M\in G$, Magma can also determine whether $M\in H$. Presumably, if Magma ...
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Online Finite Field Calculator

I need to find an online Finite Field calculator with the following operations: Inverse SqrRoot Mult Div I have found one a couple of days ago but lost the url, and cannot find it now. Any ...
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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 for Handling Huge Primes

I am trying to run a program with really large primes (around the $10^{20}$th prime), but Mathematica seems to only be able to handle around the first $10^{12}$ primes. Is there any software that can ...
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Learning Calculus (and beyond) using mathematics software

I have a programming background and have recently got quite interested in electronics and signal processing. After picking up just about every book/resource on those two subjects, it's pretty clear ...
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What are some good iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad Apps for mathematicians?

There are lots of good apps for teaching mathematics to children but I would like to learn about apps for undergraduate/graduate/research levels. Helper questions Any algebra system (like ...
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How does the base of a group determine the “sort” of the elements in the group

I'm trying to study groups in Mathematica, and I've asked a question on Mathematica.SE that perhaps only someone from Math.SE could answer. Related: How does ...
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Software to find out adjacency matrix of a graph.

I am looking for a graph theoretical software. I can draw a graph delete or add its vertices and edges whatever I want. The software shall give me the Adjacency matrix, degree matrix etc. Is such a ...
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Programs for Purple Comet Math Meet

I am going to be participating in the high school division of the Purple Comet Math Meet. Since computers are allowed to be used on the competition, I was wondering if anyone can recommend ...
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Windows lightweight Math Software

I'm looking for lightweight, free, Windows, Math software. Something I can put an expression and get an answer, or graph it. I tried Euler, but it is quiet complicated and HUGE. Basic needs: ...
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formula from 2s complement to decimal please

Hi what is the formula for an $n$ bit twos complement to decimal.. for example from $ n$ bit unsigned to decimal the formula is.. $\sum_{i=0}^{n-1} a_i 2^i$ from signed magnitude to decimal is ...
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Software for plotting functions… Any suggestions?

I'm looking for a (hopefully cheap/free) software that could plot functions for academic use. Until this point, I used MATLAB as a primary tool to draw graphs. Although it 'could' plot any functions ...
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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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How to determine that a set of equations has a solution or infinite many solution or no solution?

I have a set of polynomials (the variables are $a,b,c,d,e,f,g,h,i,j,a_1,b_1,c_1,d_1,e_1,f_1,g_1,h_1,i_1,j_1$, the polynomials are $L_i$, $i=1,\ldots,20$): $$ aa_1=0 ; [L_1]\\ e a_1 + b e_1=0; [L_2]\\ ...
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Express a permutation using minimal number of simple reflections.

I have a permutation $w=(25673)(14)$. I want to express $w$ in terms of minimal number of simple reflections of type A Weyl group. I can do this as follows. First we have $w=(23)(27)(26)(25)(14)$. ...
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Why is there a different button for 'minus' and 'negative' on a calculator?

Perhaps this is more of a programming question than anything else, and if so I'll gladly migrate it on over to StackOverflow, but I think this site might be a bit more suited. my question is ...
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Is there any software that can replace scratch paper

I am doing a lot of simplification of length equations and wonder if there is any good software/editor that can save me some effort and scratch paper. I don't need the software to calculate, just need ...
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Finding matrix inverse by Gaussian Elimination With Partial Pivoting

Hello guys I am writing program to compute determinant(this part i already did) and Inverse matrix with GEPP. Here problem arises since i have completely no idea how to inverse Matrix using GEPP, i ...
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Geogebra - constructing the smallest circle that contains a triangle

I want to create a Geogebra demonstration of the smallest enclosing circle of a given triangle. The Geogebra tutorial shows how to create the circumcircle of a triangle (by calculating the ...