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Computer Algebra Systems for Experimental Mathematics (especially Integer Relations with PSLQ)

I would like to use a computer algebra system to do some experimental mathematics, particularly Integer Relation problems using the PSLQ algorithm. I know that Maple has a PSLQ implementation, but ...
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How were 'old-school' mathematics graphics created?

I really enjoy the style of technical diagrams in many mathematics books published in the mid-to-late 20th century. For example, and as a starting point, here is a picture that I just saw today: ...
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Writing math for pc and ipad

I have searched many times on softwares and apps for pc and ipad that are suitable for writing math up to advanced level, and support all mathematical scripts, symbols, formulas and operators. Can you ...
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Looking for a function calculator

I am looking for a calculator which can calculate functions like $f(x) = x+2$ at $x=a$ etc; but I am unable to do so. Can you recommend any online calculator?
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Tool that draws Venn diagram from subset relation

Is there a tool (LaTeX, JavaScript, Mathematica..) that allows one to draw Venn diagram automatically from subsets relations, e.g. $$A\subset A+B$$ $$A\subset C$$ $$C\subset C+D$$ $$B \not\subset ...
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Is there some function in Maple which can compute the number of monomials in a polynomial?

Is there some function $f$ in Maple which can compute the number of monomials in a polynomial? For example, $f(x_{1,2})=1, f(x_{1,2}+3x_{3,2}x_{2,5})=2$. Thank you very much.
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How to find number of variables in a monomial in Maple?

Given a monomial $m$. How to find number of variables in $m$ in Maple? For example, let $m=2*x*x$. Then the output to be $2$ (two same variable $x$ in $m$). Let $m=-2*x*y*y$. The output is $3$ ...
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Does anyone know of any open source software for drawing/calculating the area of intersection of different shapes?

I would like to be able to draw any number of different shapes and determine the area of their intersections. I'm looking for free, open source software. I thought about trying to code something up ...
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Take the index of a variable in Maple.

Are there some functions in Maple which can take the index of a variable. For example, we define are there some functions f in Maple such that f(x[2,3]) = [2,3]? Thank you very much.
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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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software to solve system of nonlinear equations

I am looking for a software to solve system of nonlinear equations. It would be great if the software can satisfy the following requirements It can support symbolic computation. It deals well with ...
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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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Evaluating the quotient of Dedekind Eta function [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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$1+n!=m^{2}$ 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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Does the Windows version of MAGMA have a memory limit?

Sorry if this isn't the best place to ask support type MAGMA questions, but I haven't found a single forum or anything for MAGMA users to talk. I have access to a copy of MAGMA which is running on a ...
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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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How to properly use technology for back-of-the-envelope calculations?

I'm usually quite eager on using technology wherever sensibly applicable, however whenever I make some calculations I still end up using a pen and paper, by now resulting in an entire pile of sheets ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...