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In the lecture video on Eigenvalues (Lecture 21), at 31:00 Strang says the 2x2 rotation vector Q is \[Q = \begin{bmatrix}
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Help getting started with the indefinite integral
\[\int \frac{2 \, dx}{\sqrt{16  x^2}} =\]
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\[y = \frac{uu^{1}}{2} \]
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Question regarding a summation equality: \[\sum_{k=0}^n n(n1)\dotsb(nk+1) \leq \sum_{k=0}^n n^k \]
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I think I'm close.
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Trying to adjust this equation so that it will have fatter tails?\[3^{\left(\frac{x}{6}\right)^{2}} \] Any ideas? It is similar to the pro…
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Which version of Python will you install?
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Oil spreads on a frying pan so that its radius is proportional to t^(1/2), where t represents the time from the moment when the oil is poure…
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Related rates 2 E4: Sand is pouring on a conical pile at 12m^3/min. The diameter of the base is always 3/2 the height. Find the rate at whi…
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In the assignments, when a question references a number, where can that reference be found? Example and link below...
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Show that \[\frac{y^2+2y+2}{y^22y+2}\] is a natural number if y is a natural number.
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In statistics what do these two phrases mean?
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Does these matrices have real or imaginary eigenvalues?
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Having trouble with Example 4 from page 320. I'll post the full example and my specific question below.
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Where can I find statistics video lectures in similar quality to the OCW video lectures?
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What does it mean to raise a vector to the power 2/5? Example below.
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For question 15 of section 6.1, page 295 of the text, it asks for two other lambdas (eigenvalues) for the permutation matrix P. All P's hav…
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I've just started the Eigenvector section. In Example 1(p. 284) the answer given for the first Eigenvector is (.6 , .4). However, it seems …
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Find two vectors that form a basis for the plain represented by the equation x + 2y + 3z = 0.
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How does one calculate the coefficient of determination for the least squares approximation? In the book and lectures, the error vector e =…
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