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Solve 4 A (L^(3/4)) - wL (((24 - L) w)^(-3/4)) = -(((24 - L) w)^(1/4)) for L? Using Mathematica

I'm trying to solve $$4 A (L^{3/4}) - wL (((24 - L) w)^{-3/4}) = -(((24 - L) w)^{1/4})$$ for $L$ using Mathematica, and it spits the following out: ...
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Mathematica problem: Solution in terms of predefined functions

Is there a way that I can have Mathematica give me the solution of a problem it has solved in terms of functions that I have predefined?
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Trouble in proving that $\|x\|_p = \max|x_j|$

We define p-norm in this way: $\|x\|_p = \{\sum ^N_j_=_1|x_j|^p\}^ {1\over p}$ We know that It change to $\|x\|_p = \max|x_j| $ when $ p \to \infty $ How can I prove this ?
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Difference between validity and satisfiability?

I am having problems understanding the difference between validity and satisfiability. Given the following: (i) For all F, F is satisfiable or ~F is satisfiable. (ii) For all F, F is valid or ~F is ...
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What is the meaning of log(0,1)[x] in Mathematica 9.0?

everyone.I want to know the meaning of "log(0,1)[2,x]" in the out[8].What's the difference between log[2,x] and log(0,1)[2,x] in Mathematica?
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Convergence of hypergeometric 2F1 with z=-1

Encountering the hypergeometric function $_2F_1(4n+3,\ m+1;\ m+3;\ -1)$ where $n\in\textbf{N}$ and $m\in\{2,4,6,\ldots,4n-2\}$ I'm a bit confused about its convergence. According to Erdélyi's ...
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Understanding the Wolfram Demonstration “Distance of a Point to a Polygon”

I've recently came across a neat Wolfram Demonstration script by Jaime Rangel-Mondragon that calculates the minimum distance from a point to an arbitrary convex or non-convex polygon: ...
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Bessel function to $\sin(kr)$

$J_{\frac{1}{2}}(kr)=\frac{\sqrt{\frac{2}{\pi }} \text{Sin}[\text{kr}]}{\sqrt{\text{kr}}})$ This can be easily obtained by Mathematica, How to do the details?
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simple question: the eigenvectors of a matrix.

\begin{align*}A=\left(\begin{array}{cccc} 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 \\ 0 & 1 & 2 & 3 \\ 0 & 0 & 1 & 2 \\ 0 & 0 & 0 & 1 \\\end{array}\right);\end{align*} The ...
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What does Mathematica do that Wolfram Alpha can't?

It isn't clear to me what Mathematica does that Wolfram Alpha can't do. (Obviously I have never used Mathematica.) Here (http://www.wolframalpha.com/faqs4.html) it says that Wolfram Alpha "has ...
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Statistics independence question

A newly-minted sixteen year old takes the written and road drivers's license test repeatedly until he passes them. It is given that the probability he passes the written test is 0.9, that he passes ...
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Solution of nonlinear waves( breathers)

The sine-Gordon equation is known as $$\frac{\partial^2 u}{\partial t^2} - \frac{\partial^2 u}{\partial x^2} + \sin u = 0,$$ Can you please derive the equation which is known as breather equation ...
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Finding the largest circle that contains a single point in a set (and no other point)

Given a bounded $A \times B$ rectangle with a set of chosen coordinates, generated for example with the command: ...
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Finding out the nodes from spherical symmetric equation for mathematica and then plotting it in gnu-plot

What I want to do is to draw a curve for the spherical partial differential equation for S at rho=0: \begin{equation} \frac{\partial^2S}{\partial \rho^2}+\frac{d-1}{\rho}\,\frac{\partial S}{\partial ...
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Inverse Fourier transform to find out $\hat c_1$

If we have an integration which is need to solve inversely $$a_0 e^{-r^2/R^2} = \int_0^\infty \hat{c}_1(k) \frac{\sin(k r)}{r} dk,$$ If I transform the $\sin(kr)$, then we get imaginary part. Please ...
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How to plot (y vs x) a not invertible function say F(x,y)=const?

I am trying to plot (y vs x) for a not invertible function PolyLogarithm[1.5,y/x]=const. Any Ideas how to do this, say on Mathematica?
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help to write the Mathematica or Maple code for $\log(1+x)$ as MeijerG

I am having difficulties working with some integral and I believe that if the natural logarithm in that integral is converted to its MeijerG equivalent, then it will be solved easily. can somebody ...
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Plotting large equation in mathematica

I have this rather large equation which needs to be solved with respect to I1 so that I can plot it against X: -1 - (0.742611 I1 (1/(-(-14 + 16/I2)^2 + (1 - 15/I1 + 16/I2)^2) - ( 30 (1 - 15/I1 + ...
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Master degree require Matlab? [closed]

I'm devon. I'm in second year math integrated computer concentrate in statistic. I love math and I'm very interested in finance. So I'm planning to get the master degree in Financial Mathematic. What ...
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applying plus to sublevels of sparsearray in Wolfram Mathematica converts it to a normal list. How to avoid it?

I have a sparse array of tuples of positive real numbers (in fact a probability distribution) say ...
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Fourier Transform for a Convolution

Alright, so I am using the Convolution property of Fourier Transforms to find a function $f(x)$. So the obvious equation: $h(x) = f(x) \ast g(x)$. Definitions: $$g(x)=Rect\left[\frac x w ...
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Switching from Mathematica to MATLAB: As a text editor?

I have been using Mathematica for almost a year, and the most indispensable feature in Mathematica to me has been the ability to write really nice documents and print them into PDF or TEX files. In ...
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How to visualize a function to aid in optimization?

I am working on minimization of a function with more than two parameters. I want to see variations, local extremes, saddle points, etc. of this function to get some idea of how is this function in ...
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Graphing a function

A function is defined in a article equation 37, $$A(t)= 0.456+\frac{2.58}{(1+0.136 t)^{0.249}}$$ The simulation of the equation is: But I have tried like by this: ...
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Plotting graph For Z versus $\rho$ by applying numerical method and explanation of nodes

I want to draw a simulation for a graph by Mathematica but confused that where I have got struck, The equation I need to plot is, $$\frac{d^2Z}{d \rho^2}+ \frac{D-1}{\rho} \frac{dZ}{d \rho}-Z + 3S^2 ...
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Plotting graphs using numerical/mathematica method

From the author's equation 13, 14 We can write by inserting V''(A)=0, Solving for R we get, $$R= \frac{6^{D/4} \sqrt{D}}{\sqrt{-2^{1+\frac{D}{2}} 3^{D/2}+3 2^{1+D} A-3^{1+\frac{D}{2}} A^2}}$$ Now ...
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What is the area of the shaded region of the square?

To find area of shaded portion in the below figure, the picture generate by following mathematica code. ...
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The positive root of the transcendental equation $\ln x-\sqrt{x-1}+1=0$

I numerically solved the transcendental equation $$\ln x-\sqrt{x-1}+1=0$$ and obtained an approximate value of its positive real root $$x \approx 14.498719188878466465738532142574796767250306535...$$ ...
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Postfix notation in MAPLE

I usually use MATHEMATICA as a computer algebra system and there I heavily employ the postfix notation (achieved by "//" at the end of some command), e.g. ...
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Series expansion with remaining $log n$

I'm studying the asymptotic behavior $(n \rightarrow \infty)$ of the following formula, where $k$ is a given constant. $$ \frac{1}{n^{k(k+1)/(2n)}(2kn−k(1+k) \ln n)^2}$$ I'm trying to do a series ...
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Mathematica vs Wolfram Alpha integration results

When I insert the following integration command in wolframalpha: ...
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WolframAlpha functionality: Computing nested integrals

Can wolframpalpha support the numerical calculation of the following type: $$ \int_{x=0}^\infty f(x) e^{\int_{z=0}^\infty g(x,z)dz} dx $$ Note that the inside integral is in such form where ...
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What are the available libraries or programs for finding extremes of a function with no symbolic definition?

In my current mathematical inquiry, I would like to gain insight on behaviour of a $d$-dimensional continuous function by locating its maximum over the hyperplane $\sum_{i=1}^d x_i = 1$ for $x_i$ ...
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Help calculating variance of a random variable

This is related to this question Average end point of 1-dimensional random walk? Given several discrete random variables such that $p(Z_i=1-2k)=p$, where $k$ is a small real number, and ...
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Is there a closed-form expression that allows me to triangulate a point in 2D?

Please consider the case where I have three points on a 2D plane - $(p_1, p_2, p_3)$ - and a third point, $p_0$, at some unknown position $(x_0,y_0)$. However, I know that $p_0$ is a distance $d_1$ ...
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Is it possible to guess n-th term of given number sequence?

Consider if we have number sequence e.g. $\left\{ 1, 6, 62, 344, ... \right\}$ I'd like to ask if is it possible to compute or estimate form of $n$-th element of this series. Is it possible with ...
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Sum up numbers from 1 to 100000 after removing zeroes

Ok so i have numbers from 1 to 100000.I need to remove the zeroes from all numbers and sum up numbers from 1 to 100000.So if the number is 405 consider it as 45 , if number if 20039 consider it 239. ...
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Symbolic computations in field extensions with Mathematica

In Mathematica I would like to make symbolic computations in field extensions. For example, if $a$ is a root of $x^3+3x-1$, I would like to get $$ a^4 = a-3a^2 $$ if I asked the machine to compute ...
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Finding roots of $e^x\sin^2(x)-\cos(x)=0$ using Mathematica

$$e^x\sin^2(x)-\cos(x)=0$$ I'm trying to find 5 roots of this equation but mathematica keeps giving me back an error saying $\sin^2$ is not a well-formed equation. Thanks, Joe
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Finding good approximation for $x^{1/2.4}$

I would like to a good (8 bits accuracy) approximation for $x^{1/2.4}$ in the range $[0, 1]$. This transform is used for converting linear intensities to SRGB compressed values, so it's important that ...
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Simplifying equation from an aggregate one

I have got the 4th order coefficient of $\epsilon$ from the equation (9) from the paper. I got : $$\phi_4+ \ddot \phi_4+\omega_2 \ddot \phi_2 - \Delta \phi_2+g_2 \phi_2^2+2 \phi_1 \phi_3+ 3g_3 ...
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Mathematica and Vector Representation of Planes

If the vectors $\vec{u}$ and $\vec{v}$ emanate from a point $A$, then its equation is $\hspace{2in}$$x = A + su + tv$, where $s, t \in \mathbb{R}$. I'm wondering how I can display these planes in ...
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Mathematica returns wrong limit

I just started limits as part of my calculus class, and I have a simple limit to evaluate, $\mathop{\lim}\limits_{x \to 1}~f(x)$ . I found the limit to be 2 using the $f(x)=\mathop{\lim}\limits_{h \to ...
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Computation of the minimal polynomial of a matrix in Mathematica

On the wolfram website, the following program is given for computing the minimal polynomial of a square matrix $a$ in the variable $x$: MatrixMinimalPolynomial[a_List?MatrixQ,x_]:=Module[ { ...
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Solving for x. Do I require iterations?

I have the following expression (used in a computer program): $$f(x)=b^{{k}^{ax}}$$ where $k$ is a constant and $a$ and $b$ are given. I need to calculate the distance from this curve to a point $P: ...
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Plot of x^(1/3) has range of 0-inf in Mathematica and R

Just doing a quick plot of the cuberoot of x, but both Mathematica 9 and R 2.15.32 are not plotting it in the negative space. However they both plot x cubed just fine: ...
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WolframAlfa/Mathematica how to find function local maximum on interval

I have a polynomial function and i want to find it's minimum and maximum on a the interval [0, 5] with Wolfram Alphaa but i forgot the proper input. I recall it went something like so: $x^4 + x^3 + ...
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Matrix equation solver (Mathematica) [closed]

I have matrix $$A = \left( \begin{array}{ccc} -1 & 1 & 1 \\ 2 & 3 & -1 \\ -2 & 3 & 3 \end{array} \right)$$ and matrix $$B = \left( \begin{array}{ccc} -1 & 2 & -1 \\ ...
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Matrix solving problem

Hi there math experts. I have the following matrix: $$ \begin{equation} \begin{pmatrix} -1x & 0y & 0 & 0 & 0.004 & 0\\ -1x & -1y & 0 & 0 & 0.001 & 0 ...
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Relative error plot in mathematica

I was plotting the relative error of the $e^{11/12 -n}n^{n+1/2}$ approximation to the factorial as $n$ gets larger and larger and at after some very large value of $n$ mathematica gives this plot: ...