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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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In Sage, how to look at orbits of conjugation in GL(2,q). Actually, their image in PGL(2,q)?

I have a matrix $A$ in $\text{GL}(2,q)$ or order $m$. The cyclic group of order $m$ acts upon $\text{GL}(2,q)$ by conjugation powers of $A$ (choose a generator of the cyclic group to act by ...
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excel question and using the correct formula [closed]

if you are given 2 columns, A and B, where A is the conversion rates and in B, you are trying to display those entries with a conversion rate of less than 0.25%, how to write the syntax? I tried ...
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How to solve that kind of equation using Wolfram Mathematica? [closed]

I need to find all variables $$A, B, C, D$$ for given equation with independent variable $$s$$ How can Mathematica solve that? Example, not working: UPDATE: One Two Three Four ...
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software to draw geometry 2D, 3D

I am looking for a software to sketch moving figures as the link http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/construct-triangleinscribe.html Thanks.
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Is there a program (webbased or not) that allows me to draw freeform on a graph?

I need to draw some graphs for a distance-based course I'm taking where I need to draw graphs that are based on my own estimates, not on a function. All of the websites I'm finding online are based ...
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What are good introductory books on the various math software packages?

I feel like I've finally gotten a good grip on mathcad, and would now like to start going through the other popular software packages (Mathematica, Maple, and Matlab). Could anybody recommend general ...
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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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Is there a way in maple to compute sums of arbitrary number of products minors of matrices?

I would like to use maple to compute \begin{align} P_i & = \sum_{1\leq j_1 < \cdots <j_{i-1} \leq i} \Delta_{(2,\ldots, n), (j_1,\ldots,j_{i-1}, i+1, \ldots, n)}(A) \Delta_{(j_1, \ldots, ...
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Calculator similar to Desmos but for 3D

Is there a calculator with functionality similar to Desmos but in 3 dimensions? I am looking to learn about families of quadric surfaces so I am looking for a 3D calculator with sliders.
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Changing [2,4] into [0,1,0,0,0,1] in Matlab

Good day, I apologize for the very vague title, I didn't really know how to formulate what I want. However, I can explain what I mean: I have a vector v1: ...
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How to assign the output of solve in mupad to a set of valuables?

How to assign the output of solve in mupad to a set of valuables? For example, ss:=solve([x+2*y=1, 3*x+y=2],[x,y]); The result of ss[1][1] is x=3/5. I would like to assign some variable a to the value ...
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Tool for generating mathematical billiards

i'm currently looking for some program which can generate arbitrary mathematical billiards and trajectories inside them. Any help would be much appreciated! Thanks/ Mats
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How to make a parabola in GeoGebra?

I need to make a parabola in GeoGebra. "Smallest" one is going to contain 3 points, while the "biggest" one is going to be defined by 9 points. So if anyone could explain to me how to make a parabola ...
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Give context-free grammars that generate these languages

Give context-free grammars that generate these languages {a^(2i) b^(3k) c^(4i) | i => 1, k => 1} {a^(i) b^(k) c^(k) a^(i) | i => 1, k => 1} I am seriously stuck here. Esp for the 1st one. For the ...
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Software for basic math notes at 5th to 10th grade level (10 to 15 years old)

So I've looked around, here and otherwise, but sadly can't seem to find quite what I'm looking for. I don't know if it even exists, I figured it was worth trying to ask, though. I've found plenty of ...
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The function $f(x)$ passes through the point $(-1,6)$ and $f'(x)=3x^2+2x+1$

a) find $f(x)$ I found that to be $f(x) = x^3+x^2+x+7$ b) Prove $f$ has a root between $x=-3$ and $x=-2$ I don't know how to do part b.
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Which math software?

As a math student interested in mathematical modelling, which math software should I start with (mathematica, matlabe, octave, or what else?)?
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Books to learn how to use matlab, mathematica, octave and latex

I need some good books to learn how to use these efficiently: 1)Matlab 2)Mathematica 3)Octave 4)LaTeX Thank you.
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Fixed points in GAP

How we can write a command in GAP for those permutations that are fixed, For instance: if we have x:=(3,4)(5,7)(6.8)(9,12)(10,13)(11,14); here 1 and 2 are fixed Moreover, if these point lies in ...
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“Dynamic figures”

Which kind of software allows to do things like this one or that one, for example?
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is there a trick or shortcut for this derivative

For the following function S(z), I would like to know the nature of it's derivative. I calculated the first derivative wrt to z but it assumes monstrous proportions when it comes to the second ...
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Managing research ideas

I apologize if my question is not appropriate for this site, but I am interested in the opinion of mathematicians... in fact I would like to learn as many different opinions as possible. The question ...
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Equation of a dotted circle

What is happening in this dotted circle? $x^2+y^2 < 2x$ I don't understand how this forms this dotted circle that I get when I type this into geogebra.
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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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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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Calculate Geometric Series from three things

How can I calculate the gp series from third term,third last term and sum of the series?Is the approach of calculating first term by taking gcd of third term and sum of series correct or not?
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Animations or Pictures of Group of Rigid Motions (or Rotations) of the Cube

Consider a cube that exactly fills a certain cubical box. As in Examples 8.7 and 8.10, the ways in which the cube can be placed into the box corresponds to a certain group of permutations of the ...
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Maxima CAS : distributing exponential terms while factoring

In maxima, I have an expression that is simplified to an expression similar to the form of: tmp : c * d * (exp(a*t) - exp(b*t)) * exp(-a*t-b*t); A typical ...
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Use of unassigned parameters in Mathcad

I want to define a function with parameters and make calculations with it so that the resulting equations contain my parameters and are not calculated based on the pre-defined values of parameters. ...
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How to graph the Riemann zeta function in Grapher.app (Mac application)?

I am interested in graphing the Riemann zeta in the only graphing application on my computer, the Grapher app. I am only interested in graphing $\zeta(x)$ for real $x$, but graphing on the whole ...
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positive real root of the equation using Horner's Method

obtain a positive real root of the equation $$x^3-3x^2+2.5=0$$ that lines between $1$ and $2$ using Horner's method.
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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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What software is useful for generating diagrams to use in formal proofs?

What software is useful for generating diagrams to use in formal proofs? I am interested in software for geometry diagrams, graphs, plots, and any other useful kinds of diagrams.
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What is the math behind the ability for computers to grade homework? [closed]

User Par, has given me a great answer to the question. I know that I wrote a poorly asked question, and now understand that I should ask about machine learning. I thought there was some deep ...
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Graph Theory Software [duplicate]

I am looking for software to draw graphs with edges and nodes, show colorings, etc. Where can I find such software?
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How do I generate $100$ numbers in $[0,1]$ which are more dense at $0$ and $1$?

I just need to generate random numbers in $[0,1]$ which are more dense at the end points. I first thought of generating two sets of numbers from $N(0,1)$ and $N(1,1)$, and then using those. But that ...
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Equation is not evaluating any result

eq1 := $y = -26.21231979*z+15.42332896+13.22411533*e^{-.6786000000*x}$ eq2 := $y = -25.98077423*z+14.81943362+13.53858145*e^{-.6569000000*x}$ Comparing both equations, eliminating $y$ ...
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Software for generating Cayley graphs of $\mathbb Z_n$?

Does it exist any program (for linux) which can generate a nice Cayley graph of any $\mathbb Z_n$? (If it's possible to create such a graph at all, that is.) (where perhaps $n ≤ 100$ or something ...
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Definition an action of a group on itself and its orbits (GAP)

Let $G$ be a finite group. $x \sim y$ iff there exists $g \in G$ such that $$ \langle x \rangle = g^{-1} \langle y ‎\rangle g $$ where $\langle x \rangle$ is the subgroup generated by $x$. Then $G$ ...
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CAS for algebraic geometry, which one?

I use Maple to compute Groebner bases and find it very efficient/fast for my current needs. However, several introductory textbooks on algebraic geometry refer to Singular, which I never used before. ...