# Questions tagged [inverse]

Questions on exact, symmetric reversal of a definition or functional mapping (i.e. the original form is returned when applied twice). Use this tag for issues on inversion of Mathematica expressions, or general inversion of math constructs.

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### Is there a built-in function to inverse Thread?

Namely, while Thread @ f[{a, b}, {x, y}] gives {f[a, x], f[b, y]} the InverseThread (if it existed) should reverse the ...
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### Treat symbols as elements of a non-commutative field

I want to invert a matrix, {{a,b},{c,d}}, where a,b,c,d are elements of a non-commutative field (for example invertible matrices)...
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### Inverse Function in Mathematica

How to find bConst in the following code ...
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### Solving for $\beta$ in $\tan\gamma = C \tan\beta$, $0 \leq C \leq 1$, where $\beta$ must be in same quadrant as $\gamma$

I am pretty weak with Mathematica, so please, nothing overly complicated. The ArcTan[x, y] function allows for a full range of $2 \pi$ in the output. However, for ...
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### Finding input of the function $f(a,b,c) = (d,e)$ such that $|d-e|$ = constant for $d\in[d_0,d_1]$

The actual question contains a few more parameters than mentioned in the title, but the idea will remain very similar. Lets begin abstractly; I have a certain function $f(a,b,c) = (d,e,g,h)$. I am ...
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### Why doesn't Lambert function (ProductLog) simplify?

I have Simplify[ProductLog[x*Exp[x]]] By the definition of the Lambert function, this should be simply x. But Mathematica outputs this: ...
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### How to invert an Elliptic function where the elliptic nome is a function of an independent variable?

I have a Jacobian elliptic function as a function of two independent variables $x$ and $y$. The elliptic parameter $m=m(y)$, $0 \leq m \leq 1$, is also a function of the variable $y$, and thus the ...
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### Implicitly inverting a function from numerical solution [closed]

I have the following piecewise continuous function: ...
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### Function inversion [closed]

I have an expression of this kind ...
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### A question on JordanDecomposition in Mathematica

How can I have Mathematica show me also the inverse matrix of the similarity matrix of JordanDecomposition of a matrix? Obviously I need to use here the ...
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### How do I invert a function with two arguments? [closed]

I begin with a function defined by c[u_, mH_] I won't go into details because it comes from countless lines of partial differential equations, boundary ...
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### InverseFourierTransform very slow

I determined a distribution dist = SmoothKernelDistribution[ListOfValues];. Then I determined the FT of the PDF, which is the ...
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### How do I get the inverse of a homogeneous transformation matrix?

I want to get the inverse of this homogeneous transformation matrix: iab = { {1, 0, 0, 0}, {0, 0, -1, 0}, {0, 1, 0, 3}, {0, 0, 0, 1} } using the ...
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### How to tell Mathematica to get the real-only inverse function?

The problem I have is that Mathematica seems to play better with complex numbers so that the result of N[InverseFunction[Function[x,x^3]][-1]] is ...
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### How to find selected elements of inverse of a banded matrix without inverting it?

Is it possible to find some selected elements of the inverse of a large sparse matrix without inverting it? For example consider this Hermitian matrix (as a general case). ...
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### Back from transfer function (s-domain) to differential equation (in t-domain)

I've got the following transfer function (in the s-domain): $$\text{H}(s)=\frac{\text{C}s}{\text{RC}s+1}$$ Is there a function in Mathematica 10 that I can go back to the differential equation (in ...
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### Evaluation of InverseFunction at the boundaries of its domain

Folks, I want to numerically evaluate a InverseFunction h[x] close to the edges x5 and <...
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### Replace variable with # and pass function body as an argument to a function

I have a very simple problem, which I would like to make a bit general, but none of my naive approaches have worked yet. This is what I want to do step by step: Define a parameter: ...
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### Don't understand results from solving polynomial equation [duplicate]

I attempting to solve an equation for x so that I may then switch x & y to get the inverse function. This is the code I have for solving for x: ...
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### Propagation of error for not-analytical calculable inverse function

I have the function: gcsymb[Lpd_,a_,c_]:=1 /finv[1./Lpd^2,a,c]/Lpd with the definiton of finv: ...
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### find the inverse of a hyperbolic function

Hi everyone I am new in Mathematica and I am trying to find the inverse of a function which contains hyperbolic tangents and I hope someone can help me. The function is y=(a)tanh(d(x-g))+ (a/2)(...
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### InverseFunction of [E, 1, 1][c/Sqrt[K[1]]] isn't it just Log[c/Sqrt[K[1]]? [closed]

The problem is DSolve[E[del x'[t]/x[t]] x[t]^.5 == c, x[t], t] the answer is ...
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### Inverse of a Digamma/ Polygamma Function

How one can find the inverse of a digamma/ Polygamma function in Mathematica 10?
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### Approximate inverse of large sparse matrix with small diagonal element

I need to find inverse of a large sparse matrix with small diagonal element. I follow this question - Is there any way to obtain an approximate inverse for very large sparse matrices? and try to use ...
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### Inverse of piecewise function with pieces invertible on specific domain

I have piecewise continuous function defined below: f=Piecewise[{ {15 + 1/6*(# - 3), # <= 27}, {# - 12 + 4 * Exp[-5/24*(#-27)], 27 < #} }]; This ...
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### How to plot y=y[x] from f[x_,y_]=f0 [duplicate]

Given a two-variable function f[x_,y_]:=(*complicated stuff in terms of x and y *) what I want is to do is Plot ...
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### Creating Matrix,Inverted and Upper Triangulate inside Module

I was trying to fit this into a module but I didn't have any luck. And for some reason it won't Inverse the Matrix. Here's the code: Input: ...
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### Symbolic matrix inversion

If I try to get an inverse of a matrix: a | b | c b | d | 0 c | 0 | 0 Inverse[{{a, b, c}, {b, d, 0}, {c, 0, 0}}] I get the answer: ...
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### Interpreting Mathematica output or producing cleaner output [closed]

Could someone please explain what the following would look like in standard math notation (or explain to me what this means): ...
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### Why are my 3D plots getting inverted? [closed]

For some reason, all 3D plots that I make in Mathematica 9 get inverted in both the image and the axes. For example, using the simple plot: ...
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### How to reverse irreversible function in Mathematica?

How to reverse formula $y(x)=x (\frac{1}{sin \frac{\pi x}{2}})^\alpha$ i.e. express it as $x = x(y)$ in Mathematica? I did this way ...
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### How can I get the inverse of my function?

The original function is $$f=\frac{1}{e^{\frac{\phi }{k t}}-1}-\frac{m+1}{e^{\frac{(m+1) \phi }{k t}}-1}$$ I want to express $e^{\frac{\phi }{k t}}$ about $m$ and $f$, so I tried: ...
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### Inverting matrix with assumptions

I want to invert a matrix that contains some variables, so I thought I should give some assumptions to Mathematica to speed up the process. How do I assume that $s0,...,s8$ are positive constants ...
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### Inverse KroneckerProduct given other arguments

I'm having problems working out how to do the inverse of a two argument Kronecker Product, given one of the decomposed column vectors. For example, say I have used the Kronecker Product on two ...
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### How to invert a matrix with 100 trillion elements?

I have a $10^{7}\times 10^{7}$ matrix with the following properties: it is sparse it is gamma-5 it is almost Hermitian. If $M$ is the matrix we are trying to invert, we know $M=A M^{\dagger} A$ ...
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### Get inverse of a matrix step-by-step [duplicate]

How can I get the inverse of a matrix step by step? An example: Given the matrix `{{8, 2}, {3, 2}}´, the result is {{$\frac{1}{5}$, -$\frac{1}{5}$}, {-$\frac{3}{10}$, $\frac{4}{5}$}}. But how can I ...
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I wanted the inverse logarithmic intgral, so I typed InverseFunction[LogIntegral] and received the expected symbolic answer. But when I try to integrate it or ...
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### What would be the inverse function for the following condition?

I tried the problem but i couldn't take above condition in question in terms of f(x)
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### Inverse of a restriction of a non-invertible matrix

Let $A∈R^{4×4}$ be a non-invertible matrix, with $2$-dimensional kernel. How can I compute the inverse of the restriction of $A$ on a subspace where it is invertible: $A^{-1}v \,\,\,\,$ where \$\,\,\,\...
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### Inverse functions - how are they calculated?

Mathematica is able to calculate InverseFunction[LogIntegral] and InverseFunction[RiemannR] (and many other inverse functions). ...
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### Specific entry of inverse of large matrix

Given a large (say 10x10) sparse Hermitian matrix with symbolic entries, I need four specific entries of the inverse matrix. It seems wasteful to me to compute 100 entries of which I only need a few ...
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### How to find the inverse a symbolic matrix that Mathematica thinks might be singular

I have a square matrix depending on a parameter "a". When "a" has a numeric value (eg 2.1 * 10 ^ 8) through the inverse function Inverse[] I can invert the matrix. If I write the matrix as a function ...
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### Speeding up inversion of symbolic matrices by invoking caching

Is it possible to reduce the computation time taken to find inverse of symbolic matrices USING CACHING TECHNIQUES accessible (if any)? I am trying to compute inverse of symbolic matrices of size ...