# Questions tagged [education]

Questions about the use of Mathematica/WL in education and/or about teaching Mathematica, or learning it.

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### Looking for introduction to equation solving [closed]

I am a beginner with Mathematica. I wanna learn how to make a program to solve a system of algebraic equations related to my master [?], so I am looking for a way to learn this in as little time as ...
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### Strain-stress relationship in spherical coordinates with Poisson's ratio [closed]

I am wondering if there is a way to get the relationship between strain and stress in spherical coordinates with Poisson's ratio. I read the documentation here: https://reference.wolfram.com/...
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### Two variable derivative function mathematica [closed]

I am trying to find the point where the partial derivatives are equal to zero. The function I am analyzing: f[x, y] := 3 xy - x^2 y^2; The area it is ...
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### Will my procedure be correct?

I am facing a problem when trying to solve the exercise of page 210 of the book GRAPHICS with MATHEMATICA, FRACTALS, JULIA SETS, PATTERNS and NATURAL FORMS of the authors CHONAT GETZ and JANET ...
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### How can I compute $\sqrt 5$ to 200 places in base 40 arithmetic

What code should I write to compute $\sqrt{5_{40}}$ to 200 places in base 40 digits.
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### Detection the coordinates of all points of a curve on an image file [duplicate]

I have a plot of a curve (the black curve without dashes) on an image file.jpg: http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=48857135704766357735 I'd like to detect the coordinates of all point of ...
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### How can I define a variable so it will be treated as a real number?

I want to define a variable like d as a Real variable and then using that in the other equation like that: $\qquad d$ is Real $\qquad f = 5 + (1 + i) d$ But ...
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### Mathematica problem- consecutive integers

Question: The sequence of consecutive integers 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148 consists only of composite (non-prime) numbers, and has length 9. Find the longest sequence of consecutive ...
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### Understanding the question

Let n be the integer shown below: ...
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### Trying to find how to find how many prime factors have an odd exponent?

Hi I am doing a question for Mathematica and I'm having difficulties.The question is in the prime factorization of n, how many prime factors have an odd exponent? The given n is shown below (very ...
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### Finding slope from a 2D Plot

Imagine I have a set of data, the plot is as following(just as an example consider a Gaussian curve): Is there any way to obtain the slop of this curve slop and plotted just using the initial data. ...
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### NonlinearModelFit understanding [closed]

I have a trouble with NonlinearModelFit questions. Question: V is a function of T and ...
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### Limit of an infinite nested radical?

Is it possible to compute the limit of this infinite nested radical in Mathematica: Limit[Sqrt[n+Sqrt[n+Sqrt[n+Sqrt[n+...]]]], n->0]
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### Mathematica Progression Path from Apprentice to Guru [closed]

There's an excellent set of responses to a question about learning Python on stack overflow. As there seems to be a large number of Mathematica experts here, it seems of value (to me at least) to ask ...
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### Speak stops on first Hyphen with IntegerName

IntegerName returns the text of an integer. However, when Speak is applied to the result it stops at the fist hyphen. For ...
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### How do I use Mathematica to extract data points from DICOM images? [closed]

I have few DICOM images whose data points I would like to extract and probably export (which would really be excellent) to an excel file.
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### need help to enter the orthogonal sign, the upside down T.

I have search on Google and never came across any idea how to enter this damn sign. would anyone give me some hint?
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### Solving an ODE using the Taylor Method Help?

Not sure how to proceed after this... ...
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### How do I recursively calculate this equation and generate a list of iteration?

How do I write a recursive equation to compute a list of answers? I tried NestList, but it didn't work. ...
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### Resources to learn about Neural Nets using Mathematica?

I'm interested in learning about Neural Nets and I'd really like my instruction to be in Mathematica if possible. For instance, a tutorial like this one: http://neuralnetworksanddeeplearning.com/...
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### Timeline Plot with Date Intervals and Caption Array

I'm trying to achieve something similar to this example mentioned in the mathematica website below (https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/TimelinePlot.html), except I'm trying to get the event ...
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### Why does this whole number have a recurring value? [duplicate]

I have a math question which that may seem simple to some but not to me if you where to do the calculation 12.30 * 12 it would equal 147.60 but why is that when I show the answer to more then two ...
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### Drawing a figure showing an $n$-gon and its dissection into triangles

I don't have so much experience with Mathematica. Could anyone help me to reproduce this picture with Mathematica?
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### Graph not plotting any points [closed]

f [x_] := (x + ln[x] - 3) Plot[f[x], {x, 0, 5}] How come this comes out with an empty graph? I tried this and same results: ...
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### List of amazing things you can do with Mathematica [closed]

What is the coolest (amazing) thing you can do with Mathematica? for instance there are my favorite things Automating xkcd Diagrams Extending Van Goghās Starry Night with Inpainting Making ...
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### What syntax refers to “this notebook” object?

I want a notebook to automatically save after any cell is evaluated. I found that I should use the command SetOptions[XXX, NotebookAutoSave -> True] to do ...
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### Do[ ]s and Don't[ ]s when teaching Mathematica in undergraduate courses

Question motivated by some horrific homework-related posts that I don't dare to link: What are the top Do's and Dont's when teaching Mathematica to undergrads? I don't ask for the design of a ...
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