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Second order differential equation with boundary conditions solving repeatedly

I want to solve a second order differential equation in the interval[-1:1], which does not have a analytic solution, \begin{eqnarray} y''(x) &=& k \phi^2(x)y(x) \\ \phi(x) &=& ...
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Control size of formula in a gridbox [duplicate]

When I enter a multi-line formula, I always use a gridbox. But I find that the size of formula in each box is not appropriate. For example, when I enter a compound formula containing fraction or ...
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OpenCL_error by ImageSize option

Unable to unload memory problem. The example is in OpenCLFractalRender3D
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Unexpected Integration Constant [on hold]

Why does this integration Integrate[15-30x+6x^2-1/(x+5),x] return 700 as integration constant? If we make a slight modification ...
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Automatically discover the class of an arbitrary matrix

In Wolfram|Alpha it is possible to discover some specific classes to which a matrix belongs. For instance, typing this in Wolfram|Alpha ...
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OpenCL_result not the same as that in the example-Julia

My system is "Windows-x86-64", Mathematica version is 10.0, my card is GTX860M When I'm trying this example, my result is not the same like that in the example. ...
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Solving/simplifying a trig function [migrated]

Given: $\tan\:a=\frac{5}{12}$ and $a\in QIII$ $\csc\:B=-\frac{5}{4},\:\cos\:B>0$ $\cos\:\theta =-\frac{8}{17},\:\frac{\pi }{2}<\theta <\pi $ Solve: ...
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Solving/simplifying a trig expression [migrated]

My problem sheet says that $\tan a= 5/12$ and $a \in {\rm Q\,III}$ ($a$'s in quadrant III). Using this information, I am to solve/simplify the expression $\quad \quad \cos\left(\frac{1}{2}a\right)$ ...
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Determine if a variable appears in an expression or not?

Consider an arbitrary expression expr. This expression may contain arbitrary data, like integers, variables, implicit functions etc. Now, I would like to determine ...
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Can't find the limit of this complicated expression

Here is the limit I am trying to calculate ...
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FreeQ and arguments of Hypergeometric2F1

I was trying to use FreeQ to test for the presence of Hypergeometric2F1 functions in my expressions. I encountered the following ...
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Derivatives of functions with arbitrary number of variables?

I am trying to define a function f[x1,x2,...,xn] with n integer but not specified. And then I would like this funktion to behave ...
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What is the causing these colored marks to appear in my Mathematica notebook?

I'm particularly annoyed with the black ovals that occasionally obscure parts of the input as I'm typing: I have also observed the appearance of rectangular blue marks with similar behavior: ...
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Poets of the 19th century

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Weird behavior of conditions when using OptionsPattern and OptionValue

I'm trying to define a function that is evaluated differently depending on its options. This code ...
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AutoGeneratedPackage Formatting

If you do Ctrl+Shift+o you open an option inspector. And then you can enable ...
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Can Listplot output data to an image whilst leaving axes and labels as vectors? [duplicate]

Question: Can Listplot be set to render the data as an image whilst leaving axes and labels as vectors when saved as a PDF? Context: I have around 100,000 points in my listplot which when saved to a ...
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Mathematica 10 is shuttingdown many times [closed]

I run mathematica 10 on mac osx 10.9. It shutdown many times. I do not understand what happen. What is the problem. Any clarification?
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A constraint to RandomReal for sum of numbers equal to arbitrary n

I want to generate some random numbers but respect a constraint. So I use RandomReal[{0,1},N,WorkingPrecision -> 2] I want to fix a constraint in order ...
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How to derive SinglePredictionBands from a NonlinearModelFit model

I have found NonlinearModelFit to be extremely useful in my work. Here I have fit 4 points to a function and am being asked to explain how the 95% SinglePredictionBands associated with the plot below ...
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Copying an “upright” fraction and pasting it gives a “flattened” fraction

I use Mathematica 10 on OSX Yosemite I copied (command+C) an "upright" fraction like in an input line and pasted (command+V) it in another. But, it gave a "flattened" fraction like . Is there a way ...
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plotting two Error List Plots in one

I made two ErrorListPlots ...
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Bug? malloc munmap_chunk: Assertion failed

I run a mathematica script on a Linux system and after two days it dies with the error message MathKernel: malloc.c:3546: munmap_chunk: Assertion `ret == 0' failed. Aborted There should be ...
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Mathematica Integrate implicit assumptions returns a function not defined in some points while NIntegrate performs integration safely

Hi guys i'm performing a standard integration with mathematica routine Integrate, the function i'm integrating is the following: ...
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4answers
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Solving puzzles with Mathematica

I would like to be able to solve logic puzzles such as the one described here using Mathematica. I have copied & pasted the listed example below to save on jumping about with hyperlinks: The ...
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1answer
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Trouble with Fourier transform of Exp[-Sqrt[x]]

First time trying to do something "real" in Mathematica, I am having trouble getting it to calculate this Fourier transform. It runs for a long time, then just prints the input expression. ...
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NMinimize outside the feasible region

I got the following minimization problem. I get a solution if I set constraints1 := L.x >= y; and eliminate constraint 2 from my set of constraints. So ...
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A Product function for matrix products

I would like to use an equivalent of the product-function in mathematica, but where instead of multiplying numbers I multiply matrices?
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Convert imaginary exponentials to goniometric expressions

Can I force mathematica to re-express something like $$\left\{\frac{1}{2}i\left(\frac{1}{16} e^{-2 i (\alpha (1)+4 \alpha (2))} \left(-1+e^{8 i \alpha (2)}\right) \text{d$\alpha $}(1) \left(2 \left(2 ...
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Problem in finding the numerical maximum

I need to find the numerical maxima of the function $$i(s)=\bigg[ \frac{\sin{50\pi (\cos s+1)}}{\sin{10\pi (\cos s+1)}} \bigg] ^2$$ Or in the mathematica input form: ...
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What's the wrong when I use the BodePlot?

I want to plot this Butterworth filter's TransferFunction: ...
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Birch clustering in Mathematica

I want to implement birch clustering in Mathematica. MAthematica only has 4 methods of clustering, is there any implementation for Birch clustering? Birch clustering is much faster than K means ...
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Distance Time Warp (DTW) function implementation in mathematica

The DTW (Distance time warp) is given here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamic_time_warping There is an implementation of DTW in R as well as MATLAB. However i am unable to find something for DTW in ...
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Understanding the order of applying Rule to expression [closed]

I am a little confused about: In what order is a Rule tried to apply to an expression? In a depth-first order or otherwise? For example, ...
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RawArray crashes the kernel

RawArray seems to crash the kernel on my machine RawArray["Byte", {}] Is this a bug? Any insights why this happens? My system: version 10.01 on Mac OS X 10.0 ...
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Why is it so complicated to simplify a complex conjugate? [closed]

My question is very simple. I would like to multiply a complex number by its conjugate. Unfortunately, this seems to be extremely complicated in Mathematica. Consider the very basic example: ...
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Assigning to the “local” version of a symbol

Compare Manipulate[c[1] = 1; c[1], {c[1], 0, 1}] with Manipulate[Do[c[i] = 1, {i, 1}]; c[1], {c[1], 0, 1}] The first case ...
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Finding the domain of this trigonometric function [migrated]

how can I find the domain of this function? f(x) = (xsin(x) + cos(x) / 1 - cos(x)) + (|X| - 2 / x^2 -4) I assume we don't want the dominator to be zero so f(x)1 ...
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Why some built-in functions are slower compared to some other ways using more than one built-in functions for doing same job

I just wonder why some built-in functions are slower compared to some other ways using more than one built-in functions for doing same job. consider this example: ...
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how to speedup subpixel registration

I have a bunch of small images that I need to register with larger images with sub-pixel resolution (ie. based on image interpolation ) This works.. seeking advice to improve performance. Create a ...
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I need help simplifying this equation [closed]

1 = D / R Now I want to add a value to each side. U. Is it like this? 1 + U = D / R + U Then I need it simplified. Thanks
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Solving a differential equation with NSolve and ploting it WITH the use of Manipulate

I want to solve, let's say, this differential equation: y'[x]=y[x]^n Given any initial condition (wich I might want to manipulate too). I want to plot the graph ...
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Insert the chapter number and title in a header or footer

I would like to export a mathematical paper in pdf format. I try to inport the chapter title and number in each pages. Could you please give me some ideas? I read the ...
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how to solve a differential equation [closed]

I am trying to solve the following differential equation: ...
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Manipulate in Manipulate

Question 63982 got a very interesting answer from @belisarius, in which he used a Manipulate within a Manipulate to achieve the ...
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Spread multiple edges by a specified scaled distance (Mathematica 10)

Is there way to spread multiple edges by a specified scaled distance for Graph function in Mathematica 10, something similar to MultiedgeStyle in GraphPlot for example, I would like to write: ...
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Plotting a Function that contains a Numerical Integration

I'm using mathematica to plot a function that has been defined in the following way: ...
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Number of sequences with a certain condition

Suppose I have the sequence {2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16}. How could I calculate the number of tuples so that for every term save the first one, the difference from ...

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