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Mar
27
comment Prove that series $\sum_{n=1}^\infty \arcsin(\frac{1}{\sqrt n})$ diverges
I think you misread my comment. It was meant as a criticism of this answer, not Bernard's, whose priority I thought I was defending. In hindsight, I might have said "more clearly" instead of "less obscurely" and not triggered your response. I still don't know whether $\sim_\infty$ means asymptotic at infinity (my first reading); or that the ratio approaches a positive limit, or that the ratio is bounded by positive numbers in a neighborhood of infinity (possible meanings of equivalent).
Mar
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comment Prove that series $\sum_{n=1}^\infty \arcsin(\frac{1}{\sqrt n})$ diverges
@Did (1) I compared the clarity and did not say it was obscure. (2) While common notation & terminology may vary by country, someone asking a basic intro calc. question in the US is unlikely to understand Bernard's terminology and notation. I was attempting to point out to Vika the meaning of Bernard's answer. (Admittedly, it was presumptuous to assume Vika did not understand, but I saw Vika's comment here before the other.) (3) I was also pointing out to Solumilkyu that this answer duplicates Bernard's earlier answer, although this answer has more complete details. -- What's the big deal?
Mar
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comment Prove that series $\sum_{n=1}^\infty \arcsin(\frac{1}{\sqrt n})$ diverges
@Vika This is the content of Bernard's answer, but expressed less obscurely.
Mar
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answered Shorter proof for the existence of $e$ where $de^x/dx=e^x$?
Mar
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comment Get the edge vectors from a parallelepiped volume
A cube is a parallelepiped, a special kind. Given only the volume, there are infinitely many answers. Perhaps there are more constraints to be added to the question? Perhaps you are seeking a parametrization of all possible parallelepipeds with a given volume? (As you can see, I don't quite fully understand the question, as it is currently stated.)
Mar
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comment Get the edge vectors from a parallelepiped volume
How about V^(1/3){1, 1, 1}?
Mar
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comment Get the edge vectors from a parallelepiped volume
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Jan
30
comment Calculations with an exponentially-weighted moving average
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network. It is not about using Mathematica.
Jan
16
comment How does Mathematica calculate sin(Pi/5)?
According to Goldstine, Ptolemy started with Sin[Pi/5] and Sin[Pi/3] when constructing his "table of chords," probably from Eu. XIII.10.
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Dec
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answered What are some math books written in dialogue or story form, e.g., a teacher explaining to a student?
Dec
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comment What are some math books written in dialogue or story form, e.g., a teacher explaining to a student?
Also Galileo's Discourses and Mathematical Demonstrations Relating to Two New Sciences is in a similar dialogue form.
Dec
21
comment Algorithm for computing chances of 5 goals in a football match
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Dec
15
comment What’s the difference between Analytical and Numerical approaches to problems?
For some reason, I'm irritated that convention has settled on "analytic" instead of "symbolic." "Numerical" usually indicates an approximate solution obtained by methods of numerical analysis. "Analytical" solutions are exact and obtained by methods of symbolic manipulation, derived using analysis. The methods of numerical analysis are themselves derived using (symbolic) analysis. "Analytical" really fails to convey the intended distinction for me, since both approaches seem analytical.
Dec
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answered Mathematics and literature
Nov
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comment Calculate the final output based on sales ratio and required material
See mathematica.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic -- you may have asked the wrong forum.
Nov
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comment Calculate the final output based on sales ratio and required material
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Oct
11
comment How can I solve this spherical trigonometry problem?
In V10.3, this might work TravelDistance[CityData[{"Manila", "Manila", "Philippines"}], CityData[{"Phnom Penh", "Cambodia"}]] / Quantity[400, "Knots"].
Sep
10
comment Algorithm for generating the power set of a Set
@ciao The "algorithm" in Mathematica is Subsets[S]! :)