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Why are the edge items in Grid truncated?

The first and last rows and columns of my Grids always seem to be smaller than all the other rows in my Grid, as of they had ...
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Generating increasingly longer lists from a single list

I start with an array such as {{1,1},{0,1},{-1,1}}. (1) I want to create an array from this which replaces each array inside the array with 3 new arrays, one ...
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Ways to overcome failure of TextRecognize on relatively simple price tag?

I would like to perform OCR on this sample image. TextRecognize[Import["RedBox.jpg"], Language -> "German"] returns ...
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1answer
107 views

Combining two SmoothHistogram plots without normalization of each

I'm trying to plot a density of states out of a list of energy values, and on it I want to include another over-layed plot with it that shows some fraction of that density of states at different ...
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Transform a rule to a list of rules

How can this rule a -> {1, 2, 3} be transformed into this {a -> 1, a -> 2, a -> 3} by way of a function? ...
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449 views

How do I find the position of the maximum value in each column of a table?

Given a table of values, I know how to find find maximum values, but how do I find the position of the maximum value in each column. For example, given ...
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Plot a space curve and its curvature

The vector is < te^t, e^-t, Sqrt [2]t >, where -5 <= t <= 5 I have to plot the space curve and its curvature ...
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Missing solutions for complex equation system

I am currently working on a game-theoretic paper and trying to match two complex best response functions. The equation system includes two decision variables x and <...
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1answer
244 views

Unmapped white region in ContourPlot, PlotRange -> All does not fix the issue

When I try to create a ContourPlot of the magnitude of the following vector I get a white area that should be filled with values. Running the following code: <...
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1answer
433 views

CSV vs XLS for import

I need to import data from various database sources. At the moment I plan on importing files via a CSV file or XLS. All the data if in XLS would be on one sheet (notebook). Are there any advantages ...
3
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402 views

Interpolation function error: Interpolation::femimq and Interpolation::fememtlq

In Mathematica 10 the following command ...
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263 views

Labelling a subset of contours using ListContourPlot

I have a data set with entries of the form [nx,ny,E] and have made a contour plot of this data. I would like to add labels to only a subset of these contours, for instance every other contour. How ...
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1answer
143 views

LinearSolve in Mathematica, used to find square matrix

Another issue I have with Mathematica today is that I want to solve the following matrix equation: X.b=c where b and c are two vectors, and X is a square ...
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4answers
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Extracting the body of a function

I have a very simple issue with Mathematica, but I can't seem to find an answer for it. I solved an equation with DSolve, and I got a result as an array of the following type: ...
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1answer
557 views

How to extract a list of available Method-s

The option Methodapplies for several functions, such as NDSolve, FindRoot, ...
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1answer
587 views

Frame labels for Overlay of two plots to look like plot with two y-axes

I have a two time differential equations system: A[t] and B[t]. (I am omitting their specific form.) I would like to display the ...
3
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1answer
636 views

Fitting data to a circle with FindFit

I'm currently trying to use the Mathematica's FindFit command to fit a curve of some data to the bottom half of a circle. The data is of the form ...
2
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1answer
215 views

ListPlot with background image?

I need repetitive plots like this below. I invented that I refuse to use pen and I will plot the points in Mathematica, then change opacity, then change contrast and voula get the points to the graph -...
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4answers
617 views

Calculating an integral by the Romberg Algorithm

In my "Numerical Analysis" course, I learned the Romberg Algorithm to numerically calculate the integral. The Romberg Algorithm as shown below: $$T_{2n}(f)+\frac{1}{4^1-1}[T_{2n}(f)-T_{n}(f)]=...
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How to programmatically extract mathematical formulas from Word with Mathematica 9?

I have a bunch of(1000+) Microsoft Word document in .Docx format. How can I programmatically extract the mathematical formulas from MS Word using Mathematica 9? This is what example looks like (or ...
2
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1answer
130 views

Show how Eliminate arrives at reduction

Does anyone know how to get Mathematica to show how it arrives at the following result? ...
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1answer
130 views

How to show right count of decimal number in mathematica 10

I have some random number x. It can be 222.1245646 or 3.141562652. How should I show this number to 5 decimal numbers ? I cant use this: N[x, 5] because it shows 5 ...
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1answer
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Simple while loop alternative in Mathematica

I have noticed that there are a few examples that go into some detail regarding While loop alternatives. (See here for example: Alternatives to While Loops?) However, I wanted to provide a simpler ...
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1answer
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Is Mathematica 10 compatible with Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite

When I try to launch Mathematica 10 on my iMac with OS X 10.10, I get the message: To open 'Mathematica' you need to install the legacy Java SE runtime. However, a Mac version is not available ...
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Complicated list slicing

Say I have a list with the structure list = {{1, {x1, y1, z1}}, {2, {x2, y2, z2}}, {3, {x3, y3, z3}}, ...} I would like to slice it such that I end up with <...
2
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1answer
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DynamicModule not plotting intersection region?

I am trying to show and calculate the area of two overlapping, shifted hexagons using the following code: ...
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2answers
121 views

Forcing Ticks on Lower Left Corner of Plot

I have a graph that looks like this: I need to have it labeled so that 14 appears in the lower left (I know it's obvious but that's what the publication I'm working with wants). That makes the ...
2
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2answers
389 views

Logarithm of a matrix in base 2?

Mathematica provides the built-in command MatrixLog, which operates on a square nonsingular matrix, but it returns the natural logarithm. How can I find the base 2 ...
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Should we invest in Apple?

Ticker[comp_String] := Interpreter["Company"][comp] /. Entity[_, x_] :> x ticks = Ticker /@ {"Apple", "Google"} {"NASDAQ:AAPL", "NASDAQ:GOOGL"} ...
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How to determine how much time it will take to finish a cell expression?

I am trying to integrate a large matrix with elements that contain trigonometric expressions. The evaluation is taking a long time--4 days, and it is still running. Is there anything I can do to find ...
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1answer
66 views

Do, Write Through

Using: Do[Write[OUTFILE, #] & @@ Through[{(#) &, Sin[#] &, Cos[#] &}[n]], {n, {1, 2, 3, 4}}] results with file content: ...
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A one line proof that one is zero using Mathematica 10

a = (Sqrt[2] + 1) (Sqrt[2] - 1) - 1; {a/a, Simplify[a]/a, b/b == Simplify[b]/b} {1, 0, True} This one line "proof" that ...
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2answers
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How do I extract the value of a 'Style'?

I have a Style displaying an underlying Real value. For example I might have ...
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0answers
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Is it possible to have a function with non-global parameters? [duplicate]

If I have functions in two packages that have parameters such as length_, width_ and height_; is there any way to have both packages loaded without generating messages such as "Symbol length appears ...
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1answer
84 views

Converting a testing notebook to a notebook

I build a testing notebook and it got too slow and unreliable with many test cases. I want to have a new (classical) notebook with all the the inputs I have in the testing one. Is there an automatic ...
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2answers
79 views

ListPlot3D with small (but acceptable) precision

Consider the following minimal example: ...
0
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2answers
96 views

Trouble representing an equation

I'm having trouble representing the following as an equation ...
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1answer
302 views

Symbol appears in multiple contexts when load two packages with unique function names

I have two packages "packageA" and "packageB". The function names across packageA and packageB are unique. No two functions have the same name. When I issue the ...
3
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2answers
751 views

NMinimize/NMaximize is unable to generate initial points

Mathematica 10 generates a warning that it is unable to generate initial points for numerical optimization problems. I picked a particularly simple example. The problem goes away when ...
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1answer
406 views

ListLinePlot of multiple series with data value and legend appearing as the cursor moves over ploted lines

I have multiple series and I am plotting using Mma's ListLinePlot function. But I am trying to implement a feature to my plot so that I can view legend and corresponding values of the series at a ...
3
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2answers
494 views

How do I display the plane of best fit in 3D?

I'm trying to display the plane of best fit in the same 3D-box. Currently, I have the following code which spits out a plot of the points in 3D. I want to have a plane of best fit, can Mathematica do ...
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1answer
82 views

Help creating a simple function

Can someone help me to create a function. The truth I'm new in Mathematica and I don't understand well the way functions work in I. I need a function that animate some rectangles according to a curve ...
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2answers
605 views

Why is TextString[-0.5] a positive number?

Bug introduced in 10.0 and fixed in 10.0.2 I want to format numbers in decimal notation and chose TextString for this task. But today, when looking at the final ...
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0answers
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More on performance of Sum[]

There is an interesting discussion on performance of Sum[] in this question. I actually wanted to reproduce findings from this answer. So, I entered: ...
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2answers
330 views

Simplify trigonometric equation knowing that $\sin(a)=n \sin(b)$

I was working on a problem involving trigonometry. I used Mathematica to help me in solving it. I ended up with this formula: ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

Programming a series involving alternative log expressions

This is likely my error but I cannot see it. I define a vector: x1 = {{{2, 2}}, {{2, 1}, {3, 1}}, {{3, 2}}, {{2, 1}, {5, 1}}} If x1[[ i, 1,2]] is 2, I would like to find $(\log$ x1[[ i,1,1]]$^2$). ...
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1answer
271 views

Forcing NonLinearModelFit through a point

Like the title says, is there a way to make an NLM fit pass through a specific point.
2
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1answer
306 views

Deleting empty cells and selecting cells matching a pattern

Is there any way for me to automatically select all cells that are completely empty? You know, those cells that you create but end up cutting what's in them and paste it somewhere else, so after a ...
2
votes
1answer
45 views

Linear function on strings using UpValues

I have two functions Sup and Sdown that take a string of letters with allowed characters ...
3
votes
1answer
83 views

Integrate[] does not work when the function has an antiderivative function

This function (1 + (1 + 1/(2*Sqrt[x]))/(2*Sqrt[Sqrt[x] + x]))/(2*Sqrt[x + Sqrt[Sqrt[x] + x]]) has the antiderivative function, since ...

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