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Closed form solution to rotation in arbitrary many planes in arbitrary dimensions.

In each coordinate space $V$ with dimension $\dim(V)$, we can describe any rotation operator $R : V \to V$ as a product of rotations in as few as $\dim(V) - 1$ orthogonal planes in the space. Let's ...
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What is the name of this transformation's property?

I have a transformation $P$ with the following property: $P^n = \mathbb{I}$ (the identity) for some specific $n>1$, and all $P^m \neq 1$ for $m \neq n$. What is the name of the property of $P$? ...
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Jacobian of the Transformation Problem, Multivariable Calculus

I have the following Jacobian problem: I'm having trouble working through it because the double integral in terms of u and v is throwing me off. Could someone walk me through it? Thanks!
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Linear Algebra, Linear Transformation problem [closed]

My task is this I am wondering how to go about doing this. Anyone have ant idea? Thanks!
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Rotate points from one plane to another

I'm trying to create a algorithm that will rotate points given on plane 1 to plane 2. I have found two different ways of doing this. My question is ... Why are the transformation matrices different ...
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Rotating points from one plane to another plane

I'm trying to create a function that will rotate points given on plane 1 to plane 2. I have found two different ways of doing this. The attached spreadsheet shows the two different ways as Solution ...
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aligning a matrix to reference matrix

Assuming X$_0$ as a matrix which represent some sort of transformation between TWO different coordinate system. Now, as a function of time the matrix which has three column vectors evolves in to X'. ...
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differential equation problem with laplace - calculators cant solve

I am trying to solve a third order differential equation problem with laplace transform. But I am stuck since 3 days... Could someone tell me what I did incorrectly? I transformed my equation in the ...
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How do I find the limits of a joint density function and calculate the inequalities?

The r.v.'s ${X_1}$ and ${X_2}$ are independent and equidistributed with density function $$ f_X(x)=4x^3, 0 \le x \le 1, $$ and equal to zero otherwise. Set ${Y_1=X_1\sqrt(X_2)}$ and ${Y_2=X_2\sqrt(...
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Eliminating correlation by change of variables (on a sphere)

I am trying to understand the derivation of the mean of stationary points $\mathbb{E}[\mathcal N_s^+]$ of a Gaussian random field $V(x_1,\dots,x_N)$ on the upper half of a sphere with radius $R$ as ...
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What is the name of this matrix?

I have a vector $a=[a_1 \space a_2 \space a_3 \space a_4 \space a_5 \space \cdots a_n]$ and I want to generate following matrix 'A' from it. $$A=\begin{bmatrix}a_1 & a_2 &a_3\\a_2 & a_3 &...
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How to transform a set of scores into a normal distribution score?

I have a set of people with scores. Let's say: Person1: 18 Person2: 1,879 Person3: 873 Person4: 1M ... Person2M: 9,387 I would like to give each of these, a 0-100 Score, that is distribution in a ...
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Find transform matrix that transforms one line segment to another

I have two line segments, one with points $P_1=(x_1,y_1,1), P_2=(x_2,y_2,1)$ and other with points $P_3=(x_3,y_3,1), P_4=(x_4,y_4,1)$. I need to find transform matrix $$M=\left(\begin{array}{ccc} a &...
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about Fourier transform. graph of frequency over amplitude

I want to compute the Fourier transform for the function $f(x)=\sin{x}$. The first question is: the Fourier transform is $\pi$? $$a_n=\frac{1}{\pi}\int^{\pi}_{-\pi}{\sin{x}\cos{nx}}=0$$ $$b_n=\frac{...
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2D Homogeneous Transformation : Reflection vs Mirroring

I have two questions: (1) Is there any difference between the terms Reflection and Mirroring in 2D Transformation? (2) What are their Transformation matrices with reference to an arbitrary line?
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Unitary similarity transformations

A complex matrix is said to be "normal" if it commutes with its conjugate transpose. Can you show that a matrix is normal if and only if it is diagonalized by a unitary similarity transformation? ...
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Similarity transformation-proof of equivalence

I am getting stuck with following problem: Show that \begin{align} \dot{x} = f(x/t) \end{align} is equivalent to \begin{align} \dot{y} = (f(y) − y)/t \end{align} using the transformation \begin{...
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Convert Angular Velocity to an Euler Rate (Pitch/Yaw/Roll)

So for a physics simulation I'm developing I need to convert my angular velocity vector to a change in Roll/Pitch/Yaw. Until recently I've been doing this: parent.rotationYaw+=angularVelocity.Y; ...
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How to find the conjugate transformation when the matrix representing the transformation is unavailable?

I have a transformation $T:M_{nxn}^R \rightarrow M_{nxn}^R$ which is defined as follows: $T(A)=A^t$. Correct me if I'm wrong but I don't think it's possible finding the matrix representing the ...
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How to solve this fourier transform

Function is: $v(t)=4$ for $0< t< \frac\pi2$ $v(t)=-4$ for $-\frac{\pi}{2}< t< 0$ $v(t)=0$ for $-\pi< t< -\frac \pi2$ and $\frac\pi2< t< \pi$ I solved this and got : $...
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Inverse Laplace Transform by Partial Fraction Expansion

I've been trying to solve this partial fraction for a Laplace transformation but I can't. Is there any way to solve it? $$\frac{(s-t)^2}{((s-t)^2-1)((s+1)^2+4)}$$ Could somebody help, I've been ...
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Measuring Image of a Set Using Jacobian Integral

Assume $T:\mathbb{R}^d \to \mathbb{R}^d$ is a differentiable mapping and $E$ be a measurable set. Show that $m(T(E))=\int_E |det(DT(x))|dx$. I am thinking I might use the following Theorem, but I ...
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How to rotate points given in square grid?

I really hope you can see this picture. So My question is 1) If the figure is rotated 90 degrees counter clock wise about Point O, then: $$a. G to _________$$ $$b. _________ to P $$ How would i ...
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Get the positions of a periodic system of labeled points in reference to another coordinate system

First of all, I'd like to apologize because I'm not familiar with the conventions (names and formats) used in the math community. The problem is the following, I have information about a Face ...
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Transformation of variables for a non-monotonic function

Question: Let $U \sim \mathrm{Unif}(−α, α)$ follow the uniform distribution on the interval $(−α, α)$ for some parameter $α > 0$ and consider the transformed random variable $X = \sin(U)$. ...
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How wil the parameters of a bi-variate normal distribution change if I rotate the x-y panel?

For a bi-variate normal distribution: If rho = 0, then the plot in x-y panel would look like: I'm wonder, if I rotate the ...
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Particularly Problematic Spherical Polar Problem

The question is as follows: Using spherical polar coordinates, find the volume of the solid specified by R $\leq$ 3 and $0 \leq \theta \leq \frac{\pi}{3} $. I have two big questions about this ...
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Transform Matrix Using Equation that Relates Elements

Consider a 10 x 10 matrix, $M$, that contains elements $a_{ij}$ I want to swap some of the elements around. I have an equation that relates the new co-ordinates, $b_{ij} = a_{ik}$, where $k=\frac{j}...
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Matrix transformation question. How can I solve this?

This is a practice question for my upcoming exam. I am finding it difficult to understand the approach and solve questions like these, especially when it comes to structured questions (non-multiple ...
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Random vector $(X,Y)$ is uniformly distributed on the disk. Find the joint distribution of $R=\sqrt{X^2+Y^2}$ and $\theta =\arctan (Y/X)$

Random vector $(X,Y)$ is uniformly distributed on the disk $D_r$ defined by $$D_r=\{(x,y)\in \mathbb R^2\mid x^2+y^2\leq r\}.$$ Find the joint distribution of $R=\sqrt{X^2+Y^2}$ and $\Theta=\...
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Calculate the density function of $Y=\frac{1}{X}-X$ where $X\sim U[0,1]$

I know that : $$f_X(x)=\cases{1 & $x\in [0,1]$\\0 & $x\notin[0,1]$}$$ Then: $$P(Y\leq y)=P(\frac{1}{X}-X\leq y)=P(X\leq\frac{1}{2}(\sqrt{y^2+4}-y))$$ as $$\frac{1}{x}-x=y\rightarrow x\frac{1}{...
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Elliptic Coordinates - Inverting the transformation

The standard way to transform elliptic coordinates $(\mu, \nu)$ $\ to$ Cartesian coordinates $(x,y)$: $x = a \cosh(\mu) \cos(\nu)$ $y = a \sinh(\mu) \sin(\nu)$ Is there any way to get the ...
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Find the coefficient of partial expansion $\frac{2x+3}{(1-x)(1+0.5x+0.5x^2)}$

I want to decompose the equation: $$\frac{2x+3}{(1-x)(1+0.5x+0.5x^2)}=\frac{A}{1-x}+\frac{B}{1+0.5x+0.5x^2}$$ I found $A$ by multiple both side with $1-x$ and plug $x=1$. However, it is so difficult ...
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Linear Transformations, Linear Algebra

Let T:P3→P3 be the linear transformation such that $T(−2x^2)= −2x^2 − 2x$, $T(0.5x + 2)= 3x^2 + 4x−2$, and $T(2x^2 − 1)= 2x + 1$. Find $T(1), T(x), T(x^2)$, and $T(ax^2 + bx + c)$, where a, b, and c ...
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Transforming a sawtooth into a sinus with one parameter

Can you help me in finding the analytical expression of a function $f_\alpha(\theta)$, with one parameter $\alpha=(0,1)$ by which one can continously transform a sawtooth curve into a sinus? With $\...
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Where should I learn the theory of transformation?

I am trying to learn the dihedral group in group theory and I feel a bit confused about the composition of rotation and reflection, here are my questions: In what area of mathematics will I learn ...
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Cosine of a triangular random variate

Good morning, I want to calculate the probability density function of a random variate $Z=cos(Y)$, where $Y=Φ_1−Φ_2$ and $Φ_{1,2}∼U(0,2π)$, that is both variables are uniformly distributed in $(0,2π)$...
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For $X$ exponential with mean $\frac{1}{\lambda}$, find pdf of $X^2, X^3,$ and $e^{-\lambda X}$

Supposed to express the answers in terms of $\lambda$. I tried X^2 and did $F_Y(x)=P[Y \leqslant X]=P[X^2 \leqslant x]=P[-\sqrt{x} \leqslant \sqrt{x}]$ Then this equals $F_X(\sqrt{x})-F_X(-\sqrt{x})$ ...
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How is double integral variable substitution different from one variable trigonometric substitution?

I'm studying variable change in double integrals and I understood the reasoning behind the formulas as described really well here. However, geometric arguments for analysis don't convince, as well as ...
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Determining the distribution of univariate transformation

If Y is uniformly distributed on the interval $(0, 1)$ and if $Z = –a * ln(1 – Y)$ for some $a > 0$, then to which of the following families of distributions does Z belong? Lognormal ...
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Probability of no heads in terms of a moment generating function

Define a R.V. $N \geq 0$, and let $M_N(s)$ be the associated transform. Assume that we have an unfair coin which lands heads with probability p and we toss it N times independently. Show that the ...
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Can the equation $\cfrac{n^2(s-2)-n(s-4)}{2}=2^p-1$ be transformed into an equation of the form $x^2 + D=AB^y$, for fixed $s$, $s \ge 3$

Can the equation $\cfrac{n^2(s-2)-n(s-4)}{2}=2^p-1$ be transformed into an equation of the form $x^2 + D=AB^y$ (where $D,A,B$ are fixed and $x,y$ are variables) when the variable $s$ is fixed to any ...
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Linear Transformation: Orthogonal Projections

Define $\mathbf{u_1} =$ $\begin{align} \begin{bmatrix} 0 \\ 0 \\ 1 \\1\\ \end{bmatrix}\end{align}$ and $\mathbf{u_2} =$ $\begin{align} \begin{bmatrix} ...
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Steps of transformation

Given the function $y=-5-3 \sqrt{-2x-4}$ and base function y= $\sqrt{x}$ describe the transformations that have been applied to obtain the function from the base function. I tried, horizontal ...
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matrix transformation : shear, composition

Suppose T_m is the shear in the x direction with factor k, and suppose T_p is the rotation by angle \theta use matrix multiplication to find the image of the vector v=(1;2) under the composition T_p ...
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Does translating a function change its domain?

In Spivak's Calculus chapter 3, there is a part which essentially states: $\textrm{if} ~~~ r(x)=x^2\ \textrm{such that} \ -17\leq x\leq \frac{\pi}{3}\\ \textrm{then} ~~~ r(x+1)=x^2+2x+1=r(x)+2x+1\ \...
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A question concerning Jacobians of coordinate transformation

Apologies for perhaps a very trivial question, but I'm slightly doubting my understanding of Jacobians after explaining the concept of coordinate transformations to a colleague. Basically, as I ...
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Extracting sign of scaling from modelView matrix

I want to retrieve the sign of scaling for each axis from modelview matrix. Right now I am able to extract the sign only if all 3 signs are same but it fails when one of them is different. Here is the ...
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Transformation of functions: proof for the time period

Given the standard form of a trigonometric function: $a \times \cos(b(t+c)) + d$, what is the proof that the period $p = \frac{2 \times \pi}{b}$. We don't have the proof in our syllabus. I'm just ...
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Determine a change of variables to transform one DE to another

Given two ODE's, is it possible to determine if one can be obtained from the other via a change of variables? In particular, I have the two ODEs: $$ \begin{split} \frac{d^2y}{dt^2}&=\frac{8t-3}{...