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Eigenvectors inside a maniupulate function

I am trying to make a physics application and it requires that the eigenvectors be taken for a 3x3 matrix. It is my intention that Mathematica never have to deal with the matrices symbolically. ...
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How should I state the interval of the variable? [closed]

I have a very complicate equation that consist of 4 variables: x,y,z,w. Now I want set this equation to zero, and solve its roots in terms of x: that is, f(x,y,z,w)=0, solve it in terms of x. ...
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How to correct this, f[a_] := FindRoot[eq == 0, {x, 0.5}], where eq contains a parameter $a$, without using eq[a]?

I want to solve an equation with a parameter $a$, and define the result as a function of $a$. It is something like this: ...
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how to define roots of an equation as a function? [closed]

I need to solve an equation depending on 3variables in only one variables and define the roots as a function of the remaining variables? I used some thing like that: ...
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Trouble plotting a function constructed using NIntegrate and FindRoot

Here is my code: ...
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Minimizing roots of a transcendental equations [duplicate]

I'm trying to use the solution of FindRoot with parameters for further calculations. Annoyingly enough it always gives me trouble with replacing the parameters. As an example I'm attaching a simple ...
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Numerical Methods - minimum of a function

Problem: The length of the longest ladder that can negotiate the corner depicted in Figure 2 can be determined by computing the value of theta that minimizes the following function: ...
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Gram Schmidt inner and outer products

I know the Gram-Schmidt orthogonalization generates an orthonormal basis from an arbitrary basis. I need help with: Write a program that inputs a list $\{b_1,\dotsc,b_n\}$ of linearly independent ...
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Implementing Newton's method

I have this question on coding Newton's method in Mathematica. I have some code to go by but I have no clue if it's computing the functions in the right order. The book is the numerical methods ...
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Equating and solving equations that have been generated using table[]

I am in the process of trying to use Mathematica to find the coefficients of transmission and reflection for the wavefunction of a beam of particles tunnelling across any number of identical potential ...
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Cannot Plot Output of Solve

I'm trying to plot the output of the following function t2[x_] in ...
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Defining a function by pieces using list of interpolated functions in order to use FindRoot

I have two lists with the interpolated functions ...
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How to use Solve rules as a function body?

Solve gives me an expression which I want to use as the body of a function. Rather than run Solve every time inside my function ...