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Predictor-Corrector for Adams-Moulton

What is the order of the corrector of Adams-Moulton type required in order to apply Milne's method for estimating the error in PECE mode? Find the coefficient of the leading term in the truncation ...
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Finding Percentage Contribution of a Variable in an Equation

I have an equation, for example: $$ y=a-b+c $$ I am actually confused how exactly to find the contribution of the variables individually to the entire equation. Due to the negative sign, following ...
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The intuitive understanding of $\sqrt{x}$ to model “inversely proportional / inverse square”?

Can someone lay out what the concept I am trying to convey below in a more clear manner? Square root functions are sometimes used to model non-linear relationships. The value of a square root is ...
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Calculating metabolism [closed]

I'm developing a calculator that calculates how much calories you burn per minute. This formula is what I have so far: ...
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unit conversion doubt

Im a developer that likes maths, but dont have much experience, I had constructed a graphic that animates a bar that grows on the X axis according to a value. So, I have the values for the x ...
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In general, is it easier to solve problems that have random variables, or problems that are basically the same that don't [closed]

This question is asked because I don't understand how random variables will affect various math problems, and knowledgeable mathematicians would. By easier, we mean less steps If we make our own ...
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What is the underlying function?

I have some value pairs. They are inversely proportional. I want to have a formula to get the second value from the first value. ...
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How to design a weighted formula with multiple inputs?

Apologies if this is the completely wrong verbiage for this sort of thing... kinda new to this. We're designing a social website, where users on the site have several statistics associated with them. ...
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Reduce the range of weighted sum

i am using this weighted sum How to build a function that gives recent years higher weight? but I am getting values in the range 1- 0.0000002 How can I reduce this range ? Make it something like ...
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How are these operations the same? How to convert a multiplication in a different form?

I am reading on a specific operation, how it should be done in order to avoid overflow during multiplication. The operation is: $$( A * \text{state} ) \% M;$$ This is susceptible to overflow. The ...
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How to build a function that gives recent years higher weight?

I want to have a value for users between 0-1 , that shows how much they like movies of specific type depending on how many movies they have watched and movie type ( comedy , etc ). I have a data of ...
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Solving $4t+{2\over t-3}+{2\over3}=0$ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How would I rearrange this equation to make the subject $t$? The scenario is as follows: A sub-atomic particle is travelling in a straight line through a tubular ...
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11th grade level exponential growth problem?

A certain strain of bacteria that is growing on your kitchen counter doubles every 5 minutes. Assuming you start with only one bacterium, how many bacteria could be present at the end of 96 ...
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Von Mises width at half height

I'm fitting the following Von Mises type function to some data: $(A/2\pi)e^{k\cos(\theta)}+C$ where A and k are positive. I want to calculate the width at half height from the lowest point of the ...
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Question Based On Mathematical Modeling [Applied Functions]

An example of a calulus book reads: A rectangular storage container with an open top has a volume of $10$ m . The length of its base is twice its width. Material for the base costs $10$ per ...