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Portuguese term for “path metric”

Do anybody knows what is the usual translation to Portuguese for "path metric"? (Given a metric space $(M,d)$, $d$ is called a "path metric" if, given any pair $(x,y)\in M\times M$, there exists a ...
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inner product of characters in $SL(2,\mathbb{R})$ [duplicate]

tengo una tarea en un curso de grupos de Lie, en la cual debo demostrar que $(\pi_m,\mathbb{C}_m[x,y])$ son las únicas representaciones irreducibles de dimension finita en $SL(2,\mathbb{R})$. Donde $\...
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German translation needed - final sentences of a paper by Hilbert

I am translating a paper by Hilbert into English. I am finished except for the last few sentences, which are confusing me. If anyone can give me a rough/quick translation it would greatly appreciated. ...
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Translation request - one sentence from German - from a paper by Hilbert.

I am trying to translate a paper by Hilbert written in German. I am mostly done, but I am stuck on another sentence. If anyone could give me a rough translation of the following proposition it would ...
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German Translation Help

I'm trying to translate one of Hilbert's papers. I'm 90% done, but I am stuck on one sentence, as my German is very poor and the sentence is involved. I hope someone can give me a rough\quick ...
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Predicate Logic: Validity of three quantifier sentences using truth tree

I am having a lot of trouble figuring out how to close the paths of the Truth tree for the following argument: ∀x∀y∀z(Axy->Azx) Conclusion: (∃x∃yAxy ->∀x∀yAxy) My attempt is as follows: (1) ∀x∀y∀z(...
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Predicate logic: Symbolize a sentence using a dictionary and two-place predicates

Given the following dictionary, how would the sentences below be translated in to a language using quantifiers? My attempts are shown as well: Dictionary: $L$: a two place predicate which means -...
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How do you translate “Haz” from spanish?

Is anyone familiar with this term? From wikipedia: An haz $F$ over a topological space $X$ gives for each open subset $U\subseteq X$ a set $F(U)$ with a "richer" structure $[\cdots]$. Haces ...
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the main measure

I'm looking for the following notion in english if exists, called in french "la mesure principale" ( the main measure ) Let $\theta$ be an angle in standard position the main measure for $\theta$ ...
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Predicate logic, The placement of a one place predicate in a conditional from a sentence of English

I was having some confusion about where to place the 'N' predicate in the conditional below. My guess was to keep it with what it was grouped with in the english sentence, however if it is not placed ...
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Translating an Italian exercise precisely

I am trying to help a friend with his algebra course. However, his exercises are in Italian, and unfortunately he translates them poorly for me since he does not know the mathematical terms in ...
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Did I correctly translate 'Whoever loves Myfanwy, loves a philosopher only if the latter loves Myfanwy too.' into quantificational logic?

There is an exercise in my textbook. Suppose ‘$m$’ denotes Myfanwy, ‘$n$’ denotes Ninian, ‘$o$’ denotes Olwen, ‘$Fx$’ means x is a philosopher, ‘$Gx$’ means x speaks Welsh, ‘$Lxy$’ means $x$ loves ...
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Translate this theorem from Endliche Gruppen

In a paper I was doing a reference is given from "Endliche gruppen" by Huppert. I do not understand german and google translator was also not much helpful. Can some translate this theorem or much ...
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When translating English into quantifiers, when should I use an implication and when should I use a conjunction?

English statement: "Somebody in your class is a zombie." Assuming the domain of x is all people, should this be: $\exists x ( C(x) \land$Z(x)) or $\exists x (C(x) \rightarrow Z(x))$ My guess ...
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Probability man women in a survey

In a survey, we asked $7$ men and $5$ women. Is randomly selected without replacement persons one by one until a man. Let $X$ be a random variable of the number of prints required. Determine ...
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In German, what does “Skalarraum” mean?

Is it just that $\mathbb K$ is the Skalarraum of $\mathbb K^{m \times n}$, or does it have other applications also? From a Google search it would seem so, but I'd like to make sure, as none of the ...
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Slice and comma categories in French

I have to give a presentation in French on category theory, and most of the literature I use is in English. This is not too much of a problem since most of the terms translate fairly easily. However, ...
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Negative Squared Root on Quadratic Equation formula?

I have this basic problem: "In a farm, X animals are added to the farm. These animals gain weight according to the equation: $500 - 2X$ gr. Which interval of animals can the farm take, if the total ...
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What does exactly “giacche” mean here?

While translating some Italian paper with Google translator of the following sentence Gli elementi di $G_\nu $, che godono la detta proprieta, formano evidentemente gruppo e questo gruppo, giacche ...
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Mathematics in French

I am pretty good at Français. But I learned mathematics in English. Trying to translate mathematical statements from English to French can often be accompanied with many errors because the way ...
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Translation of 'morphisme net'?

In French, one refers to a certain 'morphisme net'. I am looking for the English translation of this. EDIT: The term appears here on p.22 Lemme 2.7.2. Unfortunately I have not been able to find the ...
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English translation of von Neumann's “Zur Theorie der Gesellschaftsspiele”, 1928

Some colleagues and I are reading various classic papers. We would like to read von Neumann's "Zur Theorie der Gesellschaftsspiele", 1928, but do not read German. Do you know of an English translation,...
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What does it mean for a function to “preserve the limits of sequences”?

I've translated the English Wikipedia page "Limit of a sequence". What does the following statement mean? In fact, any real-valued function f is continuous if and only if it preserves the limits ...
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Translation of an article of Esselmann: German to English

Do you have an idea to translate this text from Frank Esselmann. I didn't find anything good on the internet. Google trad is quite lame and I tried to fix it by myself but German is pretty hard ... ...
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the probability that it is a boy knowen that is not from second class

A survey conducted in the Documentation and Information Centre (CDI) of a high school gives the following results: 60% of students frequenting the CDI are girls and among them, 40% are in the ...
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Translate this proof from German to English

I need your help to translate some exercises from German to English. I will attach like images. Thanks :) Satz 3. Es sei $(X,d)$ ein ultrametrischer Raum. $X$ ist genau dann transvollständig, wenn ...
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Predicate logic translation

Given: $Sx: x$ is a sith $Kxy: x$ kills $y$ $Dx: x$ succumbs to the dark side. Translate: Not everyone who kills a Sith succumbs to the dark side.
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What happend if the divergence of a vector field is zero?

I just want to be sure if I'm wrong or not, I want to know what happend for a vector fiel if his divergence is zero ? Are the vectors have all the same lengh ? Or maybe are they all time parallel ? ...
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Problem with translating “Kozyklus Eigenschaft” to English

I'm struggling with translation of the book written by Bernd Aulbach about ordinardy differential equations. There is one notion that I can't find reference for even on the German webpages about ODEs. ...
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English for “prolongement” oder “Fortsetzung”?

I'm sorry if that's not the right place to ask for, wikipedia failed to give me the correct word... What's the english for a function that is defined on a larger domain than the original function and ...
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How to translate math technical terms?

What is a good way to translate mathematical technical terms? This can sometimes be hard because some words have different meanings in some language. For example: "eigenwert" (= "eigenvalue" in ...
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Integral relations in Fricke and Klein

Can someone please explain how Fricke and Klein obtain the integral relationa stated at the top of p. 34 in this book? The entire book can be previewed on Google Books. It is an old book and I do not ...
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How to know one book whether has an English version?

I want to find the English translation of Vorlesungen über nicht-euklidische Geometrie written by Klein. Thanks.
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Probability of a disintegration

The half-life of Uranium-$238$ is $5×10^9$ years. What is the probability than a uranium atom disintegrates in any one year? I think I have to use Poisson's law but I don't know how to apply it in ...
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What can I do with half-derivative?

If I want to know the slope of the tangent of curve function I just have to find the derivative of this function and if I want to know the area under this curve I can integrate it (the function of ...
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How they deduce that $\det A=1$ just from the first coefficient and minor

I found solution of exercise that said show that A is rotation to do that we have to compute det A=1 but they found it directly Is there any relationship between the first coefficient and minor to ...
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Matrix reduction trigonalisaton

Let $ \mathbf{A}=\begin{bmatrix} 2 & -1 & -1 \\ 2 & 1 & -2\\ 3 & -1 & -2 \end{bmatrix} $ Trigonalise a matrix in process of ...
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Simple question about the traslation from french to english

Goodmorning. I'm reading an article by Arnaud Beauville talking about the surfaces of general type. I've found this term and i'm not sure about the translation: What does it mean a " pinceau de ...
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Translation of the statements of theorems presented in a German paper of Gaschütz

I would appreciate some help in translating the statements of the theorems contained in the following paper of Gaschütz on the Frattini subgroup: "Über die $\Phi$-Untergruppe endlicher Gruppen". In ...
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A Question Regarding the Origin of the Axiom of Symmetry

It is my understanding that Chris Freiling's "Axiom of Symmetry" is based on a counterexample to CH given by Sierpinski in his book "Hypothese de continu". Since I neither read nor speak French, I ...
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Translation from french to english

I'm reading a proof in Eymard's paper about the Fourier Algebra in which he refer to a proposition and a theorem in Roger Godement paper Les Fonctions De Type Positif et la Theorie Des Groupes, which ...
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Translation of a German paper

I'd like to have a translation (in English) of a paper of Klaus Doerk published in Journal of Algebra: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0021869384711999 It is 4,5 pages long with ...
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Beginner exercise on the Implicit function theorem

My first exercise on the Implicit function theorem: Show that the non-linear equation $x^4 + e^y + sin(z) + z^5 = 1$ has a "local resolution function" $(x,y) \rightarrow z(x,y)$ (is this the right ...
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Translation of an old proof

I have an old paper, Frobenius, G. (1902). Uber primitive Gruppen des Grades n und der Klasse n - 1. S. B. Akad. Berlin 1902, 455-459. in the Germany language. Is their a way to access a translation ...
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What is meant by“…on se ramène par régularisation…”?

I am currently attempting to translate the paper 'Sur l'équation de convolution $\mu = \mu \ast \sigma$' by Choquet and Deny. In the paper, a locally compact abelian group $G$ and a positive measure $...
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What does “géométrie de situation” mean?

What does the mathematical French phrase géométrie de situation mean?
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“projective maassbestimmung” in Automorphic Functions by Fricke + Klein

I was reading a copy of Fricke and Klein's Theory of Automorphic Forms, and I came across the phrase projective maassbestimmung in the first chapter. Google translate returns: maßbestimmung as ...
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What does it mean to demonstrate “por doble inclusión” in Spanish?

What does it mean to demonstrate "por doble inclusión" in Spanish? "By double-counting?" And what is that? thanks For context, see, e.g., this.
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Translate a German paper by Hilbert [closed]

Please translate Hilbert's paper Ein Beitrag zur Theorie des Legendre'schen Polynoms. I cannot find an existing translation for it. Thanks:)
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I need help translating a math question from german to english. [closed]

I have a linear algebra question I need to translate from German to English. Here is the question. All your help is much appreciated: Here is the google translated piece: Problem 2 (20 points) We ...