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How to solve a particular initial-boundary value problem

I have the following initial-boundary value problem $$\begin{cases}\dfrac{\partial^2 u_1}{\partial x^2}=A_{11}\dfrac{\partial u_1}{\partial t}+A_{12}\dfrac{\partial u_2}{\partial ...
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Why does the taylor expansion of a nonlinear system of differential equations exist if it has continuous second order partial derivatives?

My textbook states that for a nonlinear autonomous system $$x^\prime = F(x,y)\qquad y^\prime = G(x,y)$$ The system is locally linear in the neighborhood of a critical point $(x_0,y_0)$ whenever ...
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Large system of nonlinear equations

I am trying to solve a problem, which I find quite hard, like, headache-hard. I have to solve the following set of $M$ nonlinear equations: $$F(X)=\begin{bmatrix}f_1 (X)\\f_2 (X)\\...\\f_M (X)\\ ...
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Why is $\frac d{dt}((\xi \alpha)^{-1})=\frac{-1}{(\xi \alpha)^2} \frac d{dt}(\xi \alpha) = \frac{\partial \lambda_2}{\partial w_1} \xi^{-1}$?

My question concerns the proof of Theorem 2 in §11.3 of PDE Evans: THEOREM 2 (Riemann invariants and blow-up). Assume $\mathbf{g}$ is smooth, with compact support. Suppose also the genuine ...
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Solve the system of equations with $x=y$

Solve the system of equations: $\left\{\begin{array}{l}\sqrt{x^2+(y-2)(x-y)}+\sqrt{xy}=2y\\\sqrt{xy+x+5}-\dfrac{6x-5}{4}=\dfrac{1}{4}\left(\sqrt{2y+1}-2\right)^2\end{array}\right.$ I used ...
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When do two integral superellipses have 'nice' intersections?

A recent question posed the nonlinear system \begin{cases} 3x^3+4y^3=7\\ 4x^4+3y^4=16 \end{cases} for real $(x,y)$ and asked for the sum $x+y$. As noted by commentary in the question, this regrettably ...
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Is there a name for systems of equations with min and max functions included?

In a big project I'm working on, I'm running into systems of equations that look like the following: $$a = \min(b, c)$$ $$b = d^2 + a$$ $$c = \max(a + b, d)$$ Basically, nonlinear systems of ...
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if $(n+1)c_{n}=nc_{n-1}+2nd_{n-1},d_{n}=2c_{n-1}+d_{n-1}$How prove $c_{n},d_{n}$ are integers

let sequences $c_{n},d_{n}$ such $$c_{0}=0,d_{0}=1$$ and for $n\ge 1$,have $$c_{n}=\dfrac{n}{n+1}c_{n-1}+\dfrac{2n}{n+1}d_{n-1}$$ $$d_{n}=2c_{n-1}+d_{n-1}$$ show that $c_{n},d_{n}$ are integers. my ...
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Solving a system of equations

I'm trying to prove the existence of a solution to the system of equations $$c_i = \gamma x_i + (1-\gamma) \frac{x_i^2}{\sum_{j=1}^\infty x_j}$$ for $i\in\{1,2,....\}$ where $\sum c_i=1$. I am also ...
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Solving equation involving factorials

I have this particular equation $\frac{(\alpha-1)!(\beta-1)!}{(\alpha+\beta-1)!} = \frac{\Gamma(p)(1+q)^{n+2p} 2^n}{q^{p}(2+q)^{n+p}}$. Now, given the values of $\alpha$ and $\beta$, I need to find ...
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System of equations for operations

Given a system with multiple equations, where we know the values and the result, but not the operations between the values: \begin{cases} 3 ⊕ 5 ⊙ 2 = 13 \\ 7 ⊕ 2 ⊙ 4 = 10 \\ 4 ⊕ 3 ⊙ 3 = 9 \end{cases} ...
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Solving simultaneous equations in complex numbers

Given $z_1,z_2$ are complex numbers such that sum of their squares is a real number and $$z_1(z_1^2-3z_2^2)=2$$ and $$z_2(3z_1^2-z_2^2)=11.$$ I need to find the value of sum of squares of two complex ...
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System of symmetric equations

I was working on writing some problems for a contest, and I wrote the following system of equations: \begin{align*} x^2+yz&=259,\\ y^2+zx&=217,\\ z^2+xy&=203. \end{align*} Of course, ...
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Properties of polynomials that are polynomial conditions on the coefficients

There are many occasions where we can check whether a (set of) polynomial(s) $f_i$ satisfies certain properties, simply by evaluating a fixed polynomial on the coefficients of the $f_i$. Many times, ...
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Writing ODE system with a complex variable

I'm looking at the system of ODEs: $$\begin{cases}\dot{x} = -y + kx + xy^2\\ \dot{y} = x + ky - x^2\end{cases}$$ I'm trying to introduce a complex variable $z = x+iy$ to write this as a single first ...
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Why are equilibria so important?

In studying nonlinear systems of differential equations, unlike linear systems, it turns out that we are more interested in equilibrium points rather than general solutions themselves. I mean, look ...
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Interpretation of a 3 Variable System of Equations

I'm a high school student, and, of course, this week is finals week. For my Algebra 2 semester final, we have been permitted to take the test home and collaborate with others. This final can be viewed ...
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Existence of Periodic Solution

I'm working with the system of equations below that represents a Pendulum with constant forcing. \begin{align*} \theta'&=v\\ v'&=-bv-\sin(\theta)+k \end{align*} Where $\theta$ gives the ...
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Recovering a kernel from a system of equations

Suppose $f\in C([0,\frac{3}{4}]^2)$ and $$\begin{array}{rlr}\text{i.}& \int_0^{\frac{3}{4}-x} f(x,y)dy=-\frac{1}{2}x^2+\frac{9}{32}&\forall x\in [0,\frac{3}{4}]\\ \text{ii.}& ...
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Sharkovskii's theorem in two dimensions?

Question A weak form of Sharkovskii's theorem in $1$D dynamical systems states that, if a continuous function $f:I\to I$ does not include a periodic point of least period $2$ on $I$, then ...
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Combining two differential equations

I have two differential equations that are connected by an equation, $L_1\frac{d^2I_1}{dt^2} + \frac{1}{C_1}I_1=\frac{dV}{dt}$ $L_2\frac{d^2I_2}{dt^2} + \frac{1}{C_2}I_2=\frac{dV}{dt}$ $I_1+I_2=I$ ...
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Algorithms for solving overdetermined, homogeneous linear systems with multivariate polynomial coefficients

I would like to solve overdetermined, homogeneous linear systems of equations with multivariate polynomial coefficients, i.e., $Ap=0$ with $A$ an $m\times n$ matrix, $m\gg n$, and $a_{i,j} \in ...
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Solving a system of first order differential equations

So, I have (another) problem with differential equations (from an optimal control problem). I am trying to solve the following system of DEs (is this even a system?): $$ \lambda'(t) = r \lambda(t) + ...
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What is the solution to the system $\frac{df_n}{dt} = kf_{n-1}-(k+l)f_n+lf_{n+1}$?

I'm trying to solve the system $$ \begin{matrix} & \frac{df_1}{dt} = kf_1+lf_2 \\ & \vdots \\ & \frac{df_n}{dt} = kf_{n-1}-(k+l)f_n+lf_{n+1} \\ & \vdots \\ & \frac{df_N}{dt} = ...
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An interesting system of equations

We have the following system with a and b, real numbers: $ax+y + z =4$ $x+2y+3z=6$ $3x-y-2z=b$ Show that $\forall a \in \mathbb{Z} $ there is a $b \in \mathbb{Z}$ such that the system admits a ...
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Qualitative dependence of solution to second-order matrix differential equation on eigenvalues

Suppose we have a matrix differential equation in $\vec{x}(t)=\left(\begin{smallmatrix}x_{1}(t) \\ \vdots \\ x_{n}(t)\end{smallmatrix}\right)$, such that: ...
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Buchberger`s algorithm - Performance?

I want to solve an equation system with 3 complex variables, 3 complex equation and maximum degree 3. Is it reasonable to do this with Buchberger`s algorithm or should I better do it with an ...
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Solving a 1D integral with system of equations for retarded electromagnetic fields

I need to solve the following integral to calculate the effect of retarded electromagnetic fields on a test charge: ...
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Homotopy continuations for solving systems of equations over a finite field

A way of solving systems of polynomial equations over $\mathbb{R}$ or $\mathbb{C}$ is using homotopy continuation. Roughly speaking this method uses a homotopy that starts from some system of ...
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Solving A System Of ODE's On MAPLE 17

I Have the velocity fields for two vortices that are located at two different points ${\bf{x_1}}(x_1,y_1)$, ${\bf{x_2}}(x_2,y_2)$ $\vec{V_1} = (u_1,v_1) = \frac{\Gamma_1}{2\pi}\frac{1}{(x-x_1)^2 + ...
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Companion matrix of bivariate polynomial

A polynomial in one variable can be expressed as a companion matrix, of which the eigenvalues are the roots of the polynomial and which can be found by using e.g. QR decomposition or power iteration. ...
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Why can't we model periodic phenomena using a single autonomous differential equation?

I have the system below. It is used to model the interaction between predator and prey. $$x' = x-xy, y' = -y + xy$$ The solution curves are closed contours about the point $(1,1)$. I determined ...
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Finding Eigenvalues and Eigenfunctions of a Sturm-Liouville Problem (SOLVED)

I need to find the eigenvalues and corresponding eigenfunctions of the following differential equation: $$y'' = -sy, \;\;\;\;y(0)=2y'(0), \; y'(1)=0.$$ I've already found the eigenvalues of the ...
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Solve general solution of system of first order partial differential equations

$$u_x + v_y = 0$$ $$v_x - v_y = 0$$ $$v_y - u_x = 0$$ We are instructed to solve the following system of first order equations. I have no idea where to begin. I have tried putting this into a ...
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Solving a system of exponential equations

$$2^{ x+y }=16\\ 3^{ x }-3^{ y }=24$$ Steps I took: $$\ln(2^{ x+y })=\ln(2^{ 4 })$$ $$(x+y)\ln(2)=4\ln(2)\Rightarrow x+y=4$$ $$\ln(3^{ x })-\ln(3^{ y })=\ln(24)\Rightarrow x-y=\frac { ...
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Finding The Summation of N term

I have a Two sequence A and B which are in a serious relationship which is as: where $x = \sqrt{2}$ and $y = \sqrt{3}$ I have to find : $a_k+b_k$ in general I came with this formula($a_n$ and ...
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Inverting an isometric projection?

I'm trying to invert a function that takes points on a 2-d plane to an isometric projection of that plane. This function is encoded as follows (as part of the Isomer library): ...
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Solving $-1=e^a-2e^{av}$ as part of a equation system

Problem Given $f_2(x)=e^{ax-b}+c$ with $x \in \left(0,1\right)$, I am trying to calculate the parameters $a,b,c$ in respect to the following constraints: $$ \begin{align} f_2(0) &= 0 \\ ...
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Locating a point in 2D using only differences between distances

Let $R_1,R_2,R_3,R_4,T$ be points on a 2D plane, as in this figure. $R_1,R_2,R_3,R_4$ are reference points with known positions. The goal is to find the position of $T$. $d$ is the Euclidean ...
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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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$L$-existential and $L$-diophantine

Could you explain to me the last sentence: "Whenever we want to stress dependence on the language, we will use the self-explanatory terms and $L$-existential and $L$-diophantine" ? What does ...
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Function intersecting 3 points & deriviate is positive for a range of x values

Thank you for taking the time to help out on this question. I'm looking for a function that intersects 3 points, and a derivative for every value of x between x=0 and x = 365 where dy/dx >= 0. My ...
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How to find whole number answers in systems of square root equations

Given the following 4 equations, can you find 4 whole number answers using whole number variable inputs? $x,y,z$ where $x>y>z$ $Eq 1 = (x^2-2xy+y^2-2xz+z^2)^{\frac{1}{2}} $ $Eq 2 = ...
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How to solve the equation $Au+Bv=C$

How do I solve $Au+Bv=C$ Where $A$ and $B$ are constant known matrices that are nxn, $C$ is a constant known nx1 vector while $u$ and $v$ are unknown nx1 vectors with the condition given that $u_i = ...
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Nonnegative solution of a linear system

Given three collections of parameters $\epsilon_1 > ... > \epsilon_N$, $(a_1,...,a_{N-1})$ and $(b_1,...,b_N)$ that satisfy the following conditions $\forall i, a_i \geq 0, ...
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least square solution of overdetermined system with additional unknown

I was hoping somebody could tell me the best way to solve the following overdetermined system for the scalars $x_{1}$,$x_{2}$ and $x_{3}$, where the C $3 \times 1$ vectors are unknown, $A_{i}$ is a $3 ...
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Solve Intergal Equation of form g.u1=Int(K.u2) for u1 and u2

I'm trying to find a solution to a differential equation of an unusual form: $$g(x) u_1(x)=\int_a^b K(x,y) u_2(y) dy$$ where $g(x)$ and $K(x,y)$ are known and $u_1(x)$ and $u_2(x)$ are complex ...
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Solving equation set with boolean operators and very specific format

I have to write a program to solve a set of equations like the following (+ is XOR and * is ...
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$\sum (\sqrt{x_k-k^2}-k)^2=0$ implies $x_k=2k^2$?

Let $x_1,x_2,\ldots,x_n$ be reals numbers such that $$\sum_{k=1}^n k\sqrt{x_k-k^2}=\frac12\sum_{k=1}^n x_k$$ Find all possible $n$-tuples of solution. So, I got the following solution from ...
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Impossible System of Equations

This is from a competition: DMM Olympiad, Ural State University P4 I don't understand what the question means exactly (the first part, i.e. "exclude $x$ or $y$ from..." part). Does it mean "write $x$ ...