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Transformation has many meanings in mathematics. If using this tag, add another tag related to the object being transformed. If there is a tag for your specific kind of transformations, use that one instead: e.g., (laplace-transform), (fourier-analysis), (z-transform), (integral-transforms), (rigid-...

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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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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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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 ...
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 ...
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}{...