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Tuples which treats re-ordering as equivalent [duplicate]

I would like to define a new function myTuples, that behaves just like Tuples, except that it treats, as with ...
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Re-sorting higher-order ordinary differential equations

I have some higher-order ordinary differential equations. Firstly, I want to collect the terms with common factors together. Besides, I want to re-sort the ODE with the highest order term first. How ...
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How to order the coordinates generated by ToBoundaryMesh counterclockwise?

The following code works for polygons. A square 4x4 is tried here: ...
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Double Sum, taking a constant out of the first sum gives a different result

I have a code with the following double sum: Sum[Sum[(-1-k+f[k]) (-l+n+f[l]), {l,k+1,n}], {k,1,n}] /. f[r_] -> If[r == 1, n, 0] With that, I get: I wanted to ...
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reorder 2-d list according to the second value of each element

I have a nested list with n row and 2 column, its values are numbers, Can I change the order of elements according to the second value?? so every element have in its second value the same value in the ...
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Which of these expressions is greater?

With $0 \le a \le 1$, $0 \le b \le 1$, $0 \le c \le 1$, is it possible to see which of the following is greatest ...
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How to get multiple solutions ranked in order?

I want to get 10 solutions nearest to 100, however the following code returns too small answers, how can I realize my thought? ...
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Find Order of a Differential Equation (ODE or PDE)

In Mathematica, I need a code in order to find the order of ODEs and PDEs. Here are some examples using different notations: For fifth-order ODE: ...
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How to get neighbor lists in the same order/orientation from a periodic IGTriangularLattice[] graph?

Using IGraphM, I want to get the VertexComponent[] neighbors around all nodes, in a periodic IGTriangularLattice[] graph. To do ...
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Rearrange a matrix with new Table Headings-List

I have used a procedure to rearrange my data in a more appropriate way for data analysis such that more similar elements lie next to each other and dissimilar ones far apart. Let's say I have a 5x5 ...
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Yet Another Expression Ordering Question (not polynomial but transcendental)

Forcing a particular ordering of terms, i.e. overriding Mathematica's, is a recurrent issue, especially for users working within particular domains where there is a particular ordering tradition or ...
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l,r-operations on words $[[[1,2],3],4] \cdots, n]$, $[1,[2,[3,\cdots, [n-1,n]\cdots ]]]$

Suppose I have a word $\{1,2\}$, then $l(\{1,2\}) = \{[1,2]\} = \{1,2\} - \{2,1\}:=12-21$ and for the word with length $3$, (I will omit bracket), the $l$-operation is defined as $ l(1,2,3) = [[1,2],3]...
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Concise way to do lexicographic ordering

I want to order a bunch of number sequences lexicographically. Did this with ...
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ordered set inclusion 2

Slightly change the previous question, ordered set inclusion, Now, consider $A=\{2,3\}$ and $B=\{2,3,4,5\}, C=\{5,2,4,3\}$, Now I want to make element $\{2,3\}$ is in $B$ as well as $C$, what can be ...
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ordered set inclusion

Suppose I have a ordered set $A=\{2,3\}$ and $B=\{2,3,4\}$ and $C=\{2,4,3\}$. Is there any mathematica command whether $A\subset B$ gives true(or 1) but $A$ which is not a subset of $C$ gives false(or ...
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How to reorder {x,y} list data and plot as ListLinePlot

How to re-arrange data to find line plot in order (I tried with given below code). ...
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Consistency of sample quantile to population quantile for discrete variables [closed]

Can I know if the sample quantile converges to the population quantile in probability for discrete variables? If we use Hoeffding (1963)'s results, is this true?
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How would we extract elements of a list greater than a certain value? [closed]

Say we have a list {35,210,67,950,32,365} how would we extract all the elements greater than 100 from this list (using a function)? The desired output would be ...
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Sorting a function

So I have a function f[x : {{_, _} ...}] := f /@ x; f[a_,b_]=:a+b. I can input f[{1,2},{2,0},{3,4}] and get ...
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Map Inverse Ordering on Matrix [duplicate]

I have an matrix (symmetric, but any $n \times n$ will do) $$A = \begin{bmatrix} 0 & 4.5 & 6 & 5.5 \\ 4.5 & 0 & 4 & 3 \\ 6 & 4 & 0 & 5 \\ 5.5 & 3 & 5 &...
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Ordering Problem With VoronoiMesh

Imagine I want to model 2D cells moving in a tissue. Consider, as an example, Lloyd's relaxation algorithm. Using VoronoiMesh I'm able to mimic some cell movement. ...
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Best way to insert element into an ordered list at the correct position?

Suppose I have an ordered list orderedList and I want to write some code that will involve regularly inserting new elements into ...
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Does Mathematica have an order relationship for lists, or a general ordering relation?

{1, 2} < {3, 4} doesn't seem to work, but Sort[{{3, 4}, {1, 2}}] yields {{1, 2}, {3, 4}}. ...
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Ascending and descending in the context of the order of operations on Datasets

I did not understand the concepts ascending and descending in the context of the order of operations on Datasets. It is listed in the documentation, on Dataset's page and yet I did not understand. ...
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SortBy first element then second element, and so on?

SortBy can sort list by first element easily like so: SortBy[{{1, 6}, {1, 2, 8}, {2}}, First] and the result is: {{1, 6}, {...
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Inverse of matrix up to some order

Let $A(t,s)$ be a matrix of any size (potentially large), whose entries are polynomials functions wrt $(t,s)$ of order $N$. I would like to compute the inverse $X$ of $A$ up to the order $N$ that is $...
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Order of evaluation of variable

I'd like to control the order of evaluation in a multi-variable function. Example: Suppose I have the function: B[x_, y_] := x + y/x; If I try to evaluate ...
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Dealing with positive power variables in Taylor expansion and assumptions

I would like to compute the Taylor expansion of monomials whose powers are nonnegative rational variables. First, here is a function which encodes the multivariate Taylor expansion at the points <...
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How does Query decide the order in which the functions are applied?

First of all I know that Query is a nice way to organize your functions that are applying at specific levels of an expression. But I don't understand the order in ...
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ListPlot join points by nearest neighbor rather than order

I have found some software that allows me to "data mine" the values from publication figures. I have a bunch of contours from papers that I've mined using this software, and am having some trouble ...
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Symbol Order for Built-in Functions such as TrigReduce

I’d like to use the TrigReduce function on a sum of n sinusoids to any power, and am running into an issue with Mathematica’s default ordering of symbols. Is there a way that I can specify an order ...
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What is "standard" or "canonical" order? [duplicate]

When trying to sort a list of fractions and quadratic numbers I'm trying to work out why sort orders the quadratics after the fractions. It seems to use the function "OrderedQ" and "standard order" or ...
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Cross product without reordering (noncommutative)

Not related to question I assume this question (as it is of very general structure) might have been asked before, unfortunately I did not find an answer to it - despite what I used as search queries. ...
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Cyclically Flat Functions

Any idea how to define some operator ° such that e.g. $((a°b)°c)°d=a°(b°(c°d))=a°b°c°d=b°c°d°a$ (but $a°b\neq{b°a}$ in general)? So ° is Flat plus (insert here)?
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how to order a parameter by power?

for example, y=a x^2+ a(b x^2)+c^3 x^2+z^2+c z how to tansfer function y to formart like y=?x^2+ ?x+? and y=?z^2+?z+? So, I want to tansfer the equation below to arrange both A_{2l} and A_{2h} (one ...
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The order of evaluations with nested slots [duplicate]

I tried to join a series of evaluations with nested slots as follows: #^2 & /@ #^2 & /@ Range[10] However, the results were somewhat different from what ...
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Ordering of monomial terms

I have monomials with variables $a_1,\, a_2,\,\dots$ also their complex conjugates. I found that their order within the monomial depends on at which point I set the overline for the complex conjugate. ...
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Variable order in output

I have two questions about editing my output in Mathematica. I want the variables to be to the right of the fractions with the parameters. Update ...
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How do I reassign the ordering of symbols in a polynomial expression?

I have a big polynomial expression, like this: ...
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Matching the order of a master list of lists from a random list of lists

Using Mathematica 9, I have 2 lists of lists one master with dimensions {300, 6}. The second is some random order but has the same first ...
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Sorting the words of a phrase by defined variables/associations

Is it possible to change the word order of a phrase by creating a list of possible values/variables and using the Sort function? I want a specific word order always. $(a>b>c>d)$ But the ...
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Is the output to Solve ordered or are the solutions randomly placed?

I am trying to find the roots of a polynomial of eight degree $$\sin^8\varphi-2\lambda_i^2\sin^6\varphi+(6\lambda_i^2+\lambda_i^4)\sin^4\varphi-(4\lambda_i^2+2\lambda_i^4)\sin^2\varphi+\lambda_i^4=0$$ ...
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Change Contour Plot Overlap Ordering

I have a contour plot for which I have selected a finite set of contours. However, the contours overlap in some places and I would like to reverse the order in which they are drawn. In other words,...
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ordered tree data structure

I have a map $f:X\to \mathbb{N}$ and I wish to find $x,x'\in X$ such that $f(x)=f(x')$. Since such elements are rare, I will have to check very many elements and perform many comparisons, so I suspect ...
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Breaking term order ties [duplicate]

I am interested in creating a table with positive Gaussian integers listed in order based on their norms, with ties broken by lex order. So far I have ...
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Upvalues and order of interpretation

I'm trying to use UpValues to improve the usability of some code, but I am running into an issue where the order of the UpValues is important, and I am not sure if it is my understanding or a ...
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Permuting elements within a list

I have s = {2, 3, 5, 7, 1, 4, 6} (* always with diffente elements in {1,2....7}*) l = Length[s] n = 3 and n tells us that we ...
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How to simplify a polynomial and get the results in the order that I want? [duplicate]

How to simplify a polynomial in a order that I want? Assume that I have a polynomial here, for example, $a^3 b^4 c^2$, the order of symbels is the dictionary order, $a>b>c$. But what if I want ...
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How can I reorder the factors in the terms of a polynomial?

How can I reorder the factors in the terms of a polynomial? Consider ...
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How do I get a two-term polynomial with a leading negative sign to display in the correct (i.e. textbook) order?

The first three expressions evaluate as expected and the polynomial is displayed in what I would call "textbook" form. The last expression, however, switches the order of terms. Mathematica employs ...
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