Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences

3rd Edition

ISBN: 9780471198260

Author: Mary L. Boas

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

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Chapter 1.1, Problem 5P

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Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences

Ch. 1.1 - In the bouncing ball example above, find the...Ch. 1.1 - Derive the formula (1.4) for the sum Sn of the...Ch. 1.1 - Use equation (1.8) to find the fractions that are...Ch. 1.1 - Use equation (1.8) to find the fractions that are...Ch. 1.1 - Use equation (1.8) to find the fractions that are...Ch. 1.1 - Use equation (1.8) to find the fractions that are...Ch. 1.1 - Use equation (1.8) to find the fractions that are...Ch. 1.1 - Use equation (1.8) to find the fractions that are...Ch. 1.1 - Use equation (1.8) to find the fractions that are...Ch. 1.1 - Use equation (1.8) to find the fractions that are...

Ch. 1.1 - Use equation (1.8) to find the fractions that are...Ch. 1.1 - In a water purification process, one-nth of the...Ch. 1.1 - If you invest a dollar at 6% interest compounded...Ch. 1.1 - A computer program gives the result 1/6 for the...Ch. 1.1 - Connect the midpoints of the sides of an...Ch. 1.1 - Suppose a large number of particles are bouncing...Ch. 1.2 - In the following problems, find the limit of the...Ch. 1.2 - In the following problems, find the limit of the...Ch. 1.2 - In the following problems, find the limit of the...Ch. 1.2 - In the following problems, find the limit of the...Ch. 1.2 - In the following problems, find the limit of the...Ch. 1.2 - In the following problems, find the limit of the...Ch. 1.2 - In the following problems, find the limit of the...Ch. 1.2 - In the following problems, find the limit of the...Ch. 1.2 - In the following problems, find the limit of the...Ch. 1.4 - For the following series, write formulas for the...Ch. 1.4 - For the following, write formulas for the...Ch. 1.4 - For the following series, write formulas for the...Ch. 1.4 - For the following series, write formulas for the...Ch. 1.4 - For the following series, write formulas for the...Ch. 1.4 - For the following series, write formulas for the...Ch. 1.4 - For the following series, write formulas for the...Ch. 1.5 - Use the preliminary test to decide whether the...Ch. 1.5 - Use the preliminary test to decide whether the...Ch. 1.5 - Use the preliminary test to decide whether the...Ch. 1.5 - Use the preliminary test to decide whether the...Ch. 1.5 - Use the preliminary test to decide whether the...Ch. 1.5 - Use the preliminary test to decide whether the...Ch. 1.5 - Use the preliminary test to decide whether the...Ch. 1.5 - Use the preliminary test to decide whether the...Ch. 1.5 - Use the preliminary test to decide whether the...Ch. 1.5 - Use the preliminary test to decide whether the...Ch. 1.5 - Using (4.6), give a proof of the preliminary test....Ch. 1.6 - Show that n! 2 for all n 3. Hint: Write out a...Ch. 1.6 - Prove that the harmonic series n=11/n is divergent...Ch. 1.6 - Prove the convergence n=11/n2 by grouping terms...Ch. 1.6 - Use the comparison test to prove the convergence...Ch. 1.6 - Test the following series for convergence using...Ch. 1.6 - There are 9 one-digit numbers (1 to 9), 90...Ch. 1.6 - Use the integral test to find whether the...Ch. 1.6 - Use the integral test to find whether the...Ch. 1.6 - Use the integral test to find whether the...Ch. 1.6 - Use the integral test to find whether the...Ch. 1.6 - Use the integral test to find whether the...Ch. 1.6 - Use the integral test to find whether the...Ch. 1.6 - Use the integral test to find whether the...Ch. 1.6 - Use the integral test to find whether the...Ch. 1.6 - Use the integral test to prove the following...Ch. 1.6 - In testing 1/n2 for convergence, a student...Ch. 1.6 - Use the integral test to show that n=0en2...Ch. 1.6 - Use the ratio test to find whether the following...Ch. 1.6 - Use the ratio test to find whether the following...Ch. 1.6 - Use the ratio test to find whether the following...Ch. 1.6 - Use the ratio test to find whether the following...Ch. 1.6 - Use the ratio test to find whether the following...Ch. 1.6 - Use the ratio test to find whether the following...Ch. 1.6 - Use the ratio test to find whether the following...Ch. 1.6 - Use the ratio test to find whether the following...Ch. 1.6 - Use the ratio test to find whether the following...Ch. 1.6 - Use the ratio test to find whether the following...Ch. 1.6 - Use the ratio test to find whether the following...Ch. 1.6 - Use the ratio test to find whether the following...Ch. 1.6 - Prove the ratio test. Hint: If an+1/an1, take ...Ch. 1.6 - Use the special comparison test to find whether...Ch. 1.6 - Use the special comparison test to find whether...Ch. 1.6 - Use the special comparison test to find whether...Ch. 1.6 - Use the special comparison test to find whether...Ch. 1.6 - Use the special comparison test to find whether...Ch. 1.6 - Use the special comparison test to find whether...Ch. 1.6 - Prove the special comparison test. 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Hint: Group the terms in the...Ch. 1.14 - Using computer or tables (or Chapter 7, Section...Ch. 1.14 - In Problem 3 to 7, assume that the Maclaurin...Ch. 1.14 - In Problem 3 to 7, assume that the Maclaurin...Ch. 1.14 - In Problem 3 to 7, assume that the Maclaurin...Ch. 1.14 - In Problem 3 to 7, assume that the Maclaurin...Ch. 1.14 - In Problem 3 to 7, assume that the Maclaurin...Ch. 1.14 - Estimate the error if n=1xn/n3 is approximated by...Ch. 1.14 - Consider the series in Problem 4.6 and show that...Ch. 1.14 - Show that the interval of convergence of the...Ch. 1.14 - Show that the Maclaurin series for sin x converges...Ch. 1.14 - Show as in Problem 11 that the Maclaurin series...Ch. 1.14 - Show that Maclaurin for (1+x)p converges to (1+x)p...Ch. 1.15 - In problems 1 to 4, use power series to evaluate...Ch. 1.15 - In problems 1 to 4, use power series to evaluate...Ch. 1.15 - In problems 1 to 4, use power series to evaluate...Ch. 1.15 - In problems 1 to 4, use power series to evaluate...Ch. 1.15 - Use Maclaurin series to evaluate each of the...Ch. 1.15 - Use Maclaurin series to evaluate each of the...Ch. 1.15 - Use Maclaurin series to evaluate each of the...Ch. 1.15 - Use Maclaurin series to evaluate each of the...Ch. 1.15 - Use Maclaurin series to evaluate each of the...Ch. 1.15 - Use Maclaurin series to evaluate each of the...Ch. 1.15 - Use Maclaurin series to evaluate each of the...Ch. 1.15 - Use Maclaurin series to evaluate each of the...Ch. 1.15 - Use Maclaurin series to evaluate each of the...Ch. 1.15 - Find a two term aproximation for each of the...Ch. 1.15 - Find a two term aproximation for each of the...Ch. 1.15 - Find the sum of each of the following series by...Ch. 1.15 - Find the sum of each of the following series by...Ch. 1.15 - Find the sum of each of the following series by...Ch. 1.15 - Find the sum of each of the following series by...Ch. 1.15 - By computer or tables, find the exact sum of each...Ch. 1.15 - By computer, find a numerical approximation for...Ch. 1.15 - The series n=11/n8,s1, is called the Riemann Zeta...Ch. 1.15 - Find the following limits using Maclaurin series...Ch. 1.15 - Evaluate the following indeterminate forms by...Ch. 1.15 - In general, we do not expect Maclaurin series to...Ch. 1.15 - Find the values of several derivatives of...Ch. 1.15 - The velocity of electrons from a high energy...Ch. 1.15 - The energy of an electron at speed in special...Ch. 1.15 - The figure shows a heavy weight suspended by a...Ch. 1.15 - Prob. 30PCh. 1.15 - A tall tower of circular cross section is...Ch. 1.15 - Show that the doubling time (time for your money...Ch. 1.15 - If you are at the top Of a tower Of height h above...Ch. 1.16 - Show that it is possible to stack a pile of...Ch. 1.16 - The picture is a mobile constructed of dowels (or...Ch. 1.16 - Show that n=21/n3/2 is convergent. What is wrong...Ch. 1.16 - Test for convergence: n=12nn!Ch. 1.16 - Test for convergence: n=2(n1)21+n2Ch. 1.16 - Test for convergence: n=2n1(n+1)21Ch. 1.16 - Test for convergence: n=21n1n(n)3Ch. 1.16 - Test for convergence: n=22n3n42Ch. 1.16 - Find the interval of convergence, including...Ch. 1.16 - Find the interval of convergence, including...Ch. 1.16 - Find the interval of convergence, including...Ch. 1.16 - Find the interval of convergence, including...Ch. 1.16 - Find the interval of convergence, including...Ch. 1.16 - Find the Maclaurin series for the folliwing...Ch. 1.16 - Find the Maclaurin series for the folliwing...Ch. 1.16 - Find the Maclaurin series for the folliwing...Ch. 1.16 - Find the Maclaurin series for the folliwing...Ch. 1.16 - Find the Maclaurin series for the folliwing...Ch. 1.16 - Find the few terms of the Taylor series for the...Ch. 1.16 - Find the few terms of the Taylor series for the...Ch. 1.16 - Find the few terms of the Taylor series for the...Ch. 1.16 - Use the series you know to show that:...Ch. 1.16 - Use the series you know to show that:...Ch. 1.16 - Use the series you know to show that:...Ch. 1.16 - Evaluate the limit limx0x2/1ncosx by series (in...Ch. 1.16 - Use Maclaurin to do Problem 26 to 29 and check...Ch. 1.16 - Use Maclaurin to do Problem 26 to 29 and check...Ch. 1.16 - Use Maclaurin to do Problem 26 to 29 and check...Ch. 1.16 - Use Maclaurin to do Problem 26 to 29 and check...Ch. 1.16 - It is clear that you (or your computer) cant find...Ch. 1.16 - As in Problem 30, for each of the following...

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