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Integer solutions to a polynomial $f(x,y)$

How can I find the integer solutions of a polynomial $f(x,y)$ such that $a<|x|,|y|<A$ using Mathematica?
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How to find a pair of basis vectors for the plane given by the equation?

Find a pair of basis vectors for the plane given by the equation x+2y+3z=0 I was given the Hint: you can find points on the plane by choosing values for two variables and solving for the third I am ...
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Does the inverse of $f(x)=x^3$ have a non-negative domain to have a real output?

I'm not familiar with complex analysis. While playing with Mathematica (a mathematics software), I found that it keeps spitting out unexpected results, and the reason was that it considers differently ...
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Lattice Reduction in Mathematica

I have some trouble understanding the concept of lattice reduction. As I understand, an integer lattice $$\{ A k : k \in \mathbb{Z}^n \} \subset \mathbb{Z}^n $$ is defined by a regular matrix $A \in ...
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Convex Analysis - How To Find Non Convex Set

I have a problem regarding the following exercise (I considered to put this question on mathematica.stackexchange, but I changed my mind and though this was the right place for this particular ...
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Should I trust Mathematica or numerous other sources on this Fourier transform

Assume $a>0$ So Mathematica claims $$F\{e^{-a|t|}\}(\omega) = \frac{a\sqrt{\frac{2}{\pi}}}{a^2+\omega^2}$$ However, I've read about another transform pair (page 3): $$F\{e^{-a|t|}\}(\omega) = ...
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Newton backward interpolation in Mathematica

I have the following task: Create a function (in Wolfram Mathematica), called $\mathrm{NewtonBackward}$[n_,x0_,h_,f_] which interpolates backwards the function $f(x)$ with nodes {x_i = x_0 + ...
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mathematica Linear programming with summation and product

I want to solve Linear programming in mathematica that have summation and products in objective function and in constraints. I ...
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Approximating a Riccati Differential Equation/Differential equation of two variables

I am currently really struggling to solve/approximate this Riccati equation $x'(t, v) = cv(1-x(t)) + \beta x(t)(1-x(t)) - \gamma x(t)$ st. $0 < c, \gamma, x_{0} < 1$ $ 0 \leq v \leq 1$ $ 0 ...
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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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Plotting a function around $0$ shows it is jumping around, although the limit as $x\to 0$ exists

My problem revolves around the function: $$ f(x) = \frac{\sin(\tan x) - \tan(\sin x)} {\arcsin(\arctan x) - \arctan(\arcsin x)} $$ The $\lim_{x\to 0}f(x)= 1$. However, whilst approaching 0, there is ...
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Mathematica - output in terms of function [migrated]

Let's assume I have a function $f(x)=\exp(10x^2)$, i.e. f[x_]:= Exp[10*x^2]. If I differentiate $f$ such that D[f[x],x], I get ...
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Visualising a 1-(50,15,15) design.

The problem I have is the visualisation of a 1-(50,15,15) design. That is a set of 50 points and 50 blocks (lines), so that each point is on 15 lines, and each line contains 15 points. My attempts ...
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How to use Mathematica to solve equations in a polynomial ring?

I am sorry. But I wonder whether it is fine to ask this question here. I need some help to solve some equations in a polynomial ring: Give the ring $\mathbb{F}_p [x ]/(x^2+x+1)$, where $p$ is a ...
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How to find elements of a ring $\mathbb{Z}_n$ in Mathematica

How to find elements of a commutative ring with unity $\mathbb{Z}_n$, (under addition and multiplication modulo $n$) by using Mathimatica, which satisfying the following condition. Let $x, y \in R = ...
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Bug or feature? If statement inside double integrals [closed]

Generally speaking, $$ \int_c^a f(x) dx = \int_c^{a-b} f(x) dx + \int_{a-b}^a f(x) dx$$ However, consider the following Mathematica code: So apparently, the sum of the two sub-integrals $1/32 + 0 ...
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Revolution of fractal

How to find the volume and surface area of a shape which made from revolution of Koch Snowflake? (I think the surface area will be an infinity, because length of the Koch snowflake is infinity.) And ...
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Focal distance on a parabola

If focal distance of a point on the parabola $y = x^2 - 4$ is $25/4$ . And the points are of form $(\pm \sqrt{a}, b$ then how can we find $a , b$ or sum of these . I think the focus of parabola would ...
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Best Math Plotting Software for Electrical Engineering

I am an electrical engineering undergrad. I would like to learn a math plotting software which would be helpful in visualizing topics in advanced calculus (my immediate need). It would also be helpful ...
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Reference for closed form integral of $\int_0^1 dz\,z^n/(z-a)$

Is there a closed form (non-recursive) expression for the definite integral $$\int_0^1 dz \frac{z^n}{z-a}, \qquad n\in\mathbb{Z}_+ \text{ and } a\notin (0,1)$$ for general $n$ and $a$ given in terms ...
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Solving differential equations with Wolfram Mathematica

So I saw this differential equations in my textbook $$\frac{{{d^4}\omega }}{{d{x^4}}} + 4{\lambda ^4}\omega = 0$$ and I figured why not solve it with majestic Wolfram Mathematica. So I wrote this ...
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Practical applications of Graeffe's root finding method

What are the practical applications of Graeffe's root finding method? I searched a lot but couldn't find any. I found that it is used in aerodynamics and electric circuit analysis. But I don't know ...
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Fractional oblongs in unit square via the Paulhus packing technique

Oblongs of size $ \frac{1}{1} \times \frac{1}{2}$, $ \frac{1}{2} \times \frac{1}{3}$, $ \frac{1}{3} \times \frac{1}{4}$, $ \frac{1}{4} \times \frac{1}{5}$, ... have a total area of 1. ...
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Minimize the number of non-zero elements of a matrix

I have a matrix A, which is huge, and all its elements are non-zero. I want to perform the operation: $ U_1\otimes U_2 \otimes U_3...\cdot A \cdot U_1^{\dagger}\otimes U_2^{\dagger}\otimes ...
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How can I find $\int {\sqrt {{{\left[ 1 - {r k \cos \left( {(w - t )s + p} \right) } \right]}^2} + {{\left( {r w } \right)}^2}}} \mathrm{d}s$?

I have to integrate $$ \int {\sqrt {{{\left[ 1 - {r k \cos \left( {(w - t )s + p} \right) } \right]}^2} + {{\left( {r w } \right)}^2}}} \mathrm{d}s. $$ I have tried solving it with Mathematica, but ...
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How to alternate alternating negatives in a series (summation)?

Note: while this isn't a strictly Mathematica, I am using it to find my results. I have a problem where I integrate E^x x^n and I'm given results like ...
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Verifying general solution to differential equation

to the following differential equation: $y^{(6)}-2y'''+y=0$ I obtained the following general solution: $y=C_1e^x+C_2x ...
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efficient mathematica code to reduce computational time

I am trying to a code in Mathematica that is taking unacceptably long time (day) to run as it involves four summations. I am wondering is there any way to do some changes in the code so that it ...
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Creating a grid of coloured points

I wish to create a grid of $31\times31$ points with coordinates of the form $(\frac k{30};\frac n{30})$ within the unit square, and give each point a colour based on the 2-adic value of both its ...
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mathematica / maple

I have an expression of products and divisions of q-binomials. I want to check if the expression is always greater than 1. Is there a way I can do that with matlab/ mathematica/ maple?
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Why is it incorrect to integrate by $d(2x)$?

I tried to prove the volume of a cone. If you let the radius be $r$ and let the height be equal to the radius, then all you need to do is integrate the area of a circle with radius $r$ by $dr$. ...
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LaTeX/TeX Vs. Mathematica for Typesetting [closed]

I know Mathematica like the back of my hand, but I do not know a speck of $\LaTeX$ or $\TeX$. With regard to mathematical typesetting, is there something significant I can do in $\LaTeX$/$\TeX$ that I ...
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Code Wolfram Mathematica [closed]

Sorry but I do not know English very well. The question is very simple, I hope someone knows the code that makes my case. In fact, writing: ...
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What is following limit?

$\mathsf{Mathematica}$ evaluates $$\lim_{N\rightarrow\infty}\lim_{\epsilon\rightarrow0^+}\frac{\binom{N^{\frac{3}{2}}-N^{\frac{1}{2}}}{N^{1-8\epsilon}}}{\binom{N^{\frac{3}{2}}}{N^{1-8\epsilon}}}$$ to ...
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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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Is this system of inequalities (and equality) tractable?

I have some real parameters here. The $\mu_i$ - for $i=1,2,3,4,5$ - are 'convex coefficents' in that $\mu_i\geq 0$ and $\sum_{i}\mu_i=1$. The $x$ and $z$ are such that $x^2+z^2\leq 1$. The ...
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Convergence of a hypergeometric function

The hypergeometric function, ${}_{2}F_1(a,b,c;z)$ can be written in terms of a power series in $z$ as follows, $${}_{2}F_1(a,b,c;z) = \sum_{n=0}^{\infty} \frac{(a)_n (b)_n}{(c)_n} ...
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Problem with Solve a Differential Equation

I Have a little problem . I wrote this function ( function describe dynamics of ball-hoop system): ...
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Fun/Frustration With Coding Coding Theory

it's time for practical coding theory. I am trying to write a simple program that will detected if a given binary code word is "correct" or not. If it is not correct, I want to detect/correct (since ...
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Using Orthogonal Collocation to solve Coupled Ordinary Differential Equations

I am trying to solve six first order coupled ODE's, two of these are associated with a heat balance of a catalyst pellet, and four are mass balances. I have been trying to solve these equations using ...
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Solving $\frac{dx}{dt} = A \frac{ (1-x)}{(t-t^2)} - \frac{(B*x -C*x^2)}{(t-t^2 )*(t-x)}$ (using wolfram/mathematica)

I would like to solve the following non-linear ordinary differential equation: $$\frac{dx}{dt} = A \frac{ (1-x)}{(t-t^2)} - \frac{(B*x -C*x^2)}{(t-t^2 )*(t-x)}$$ -I need an analytic solution. -I ...
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Mathematica - Searching a clever way to do a computation

I am solving this differential equation using Mathematica $$x ~y''(x)+\alpha ~ y'(x)+\frac{1-3\mu (x)}{(1-x) x}=0$$ where $\mu(x)$ is a polynomial: $$\mu ...
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Mathematical symbol for Symbolic Replacement

(Posted at mathematica.SE, as it might be better there) I'm searching for a mathematical symbol, that describes the symbolic replacement done for instance in Mathematica: ...
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How to plot a phase portrait for system of differential equations in mathematica or R?

Please, help me. I'd like the phase portrait for this system: If anyone can make this portrait and post a print screen here, I would thank you very much.
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Twilight Zelda Guardian Puzzle : Shortest Path (UPDATE: ADDED RULES)

I'm playing a video game right now and in it is a puzzle (see here). There are solutions to solving it (see here) on the Internet, but I'd like to know if this path is the shortest path (least amount ...
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How can i view solutions of Solve as multiples of pi in mathematica 10

i am new to Mathematica and can't find the option to show solutions of Equations like Solve[6.5 == 2 \[Pi]*r] as multiple of pi. I only get the numerical output ...
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How can I solve numerically this partial differential equation?

I am reading this paper and came across a system of differential equations with 4 ODEs and 1 PDE. The PDE is given below. My question is how to solve this numerically in MATLAB , Python or ...
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Closed form for a Bartlett's formula for AR(2)

Consider a stationary AR(2) process $$ Y_t=\phi_1Y_{t-1}+\phi_2Y_{t-2}+e_t $$ with $e_t$'s are i.i.d. with mean $0$ and variance $1$. Let $r_s$ be the $s$-th autocorrelation ...
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Graphing Fourier transforms on a frequency versus intensity plot (how to deal with complex numbers)

I am trying to understand how Fourier transforms are used to make HNMR plots. HNMR basically consists of hitting some molecules with some radiation and listening to the radio signal that results. ...
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Is the adjacency matrix of a given graph (OR any graphs isomorphic to a given graph) a Kronecker product, and if so what are the factors?

I have a few triangular grid graphs that I am trying to express as the direct products of smaller graphs, if possible. ...