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Model Theory Of Groups And Monoids, Laura M. Lopez Cruz 2020 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Model Theory Of Groups And Monoids, Laura M. Lopez Cruz

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We first show that arithmetic is bi-interpretable (with parameters) with the free monoid and with partially commutative monoids with trivial center. This bi-interpretability implies that these monoids have the QFA property and that finitely generated submonoids of these monoids are definable. Moreover, we show that any recursively enumerable language in a finite alphabet X with two or more generators is definable in the free monoid. We also show that for metabelian Baumslag-Solitar groups and for a family of metabelian restricted wreath products, the Diophantine Problem is decidable. That is, we provide an algorithm that decides whether or not a given ...


"Fireworks And Quadratic Functions”, Kelly W. Remijan 2020 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

"Fireworks And Quadratic Functions”, Kelly W. Remijan

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"Sheet Metal And Polynomials At Work”, Kelly W. Remijan 2020 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

"Sheet Metal And Polynomials At Work”, Kelly W. Remijan

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"Dancing Fountains”, Kelly W. Remijan 2020 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

"Dancing Fountains”, Kelly W. Remijan

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"American Football: Field Goals And Quadratic Functions”, Kelly W. Remijan 2020 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

"American Football: Field Goals And Quadratic Functions”, Kelly W. Remijan

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“Product Development: Model Rockets As Toys”, Kelly W. Remijan 2020 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

“Product Development: Model Rockets As Toys”, Kelly W. Remijan

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"Crash Reconstruction: Stopping Distance”, Kelly W. Remijan 2020 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

"Crash Reconstruction: Stopping Distance”, Kelly W. Remijan

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The Distribution Of The Greatest Common Divisor Of Elements In Quadratic Integer Rings, Asimina S. Hamakiotes 2020 CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

The Distribution Of The Greatest Common Divisor Of Elements In Quadratic Integer Rings, Asimina S. Hamakiotes

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For a pair of quadratic integers n and m chosen randomly, uniformly, and independently from the set of quadratic integers of norm x or less, we calculate the probability that the greatest common divisor of (n,m) is k. We also calculate the expected norm of the greatest common divisor (n,m) as x tends to infinity, with explicit error terms. We determine the probability and expected norm of the greatest common divisor for quadratic integer rings that are unique factorization domains. We also outline a method to determine the probability and expected norm of the greatest common divisor of ...


"Tracker Software And Matchbox Car Jumps”, Kelly W. Remijan 2020 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

"Tracker Software And Matchbox Car Jumps”, Kelly W. Remijan

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"Human Cannonball Stunts And Quadratic Functions”, Kelly W. Remijan 2020 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

"Human Cannonball Stunts And Quadratic Functions”, Kelly W. Remijan

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"Straw Rockets And Parabolas”, Kelly W. Remijan 2020 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

"Straw Rockets And Parabolas”, Kelly W. Remijan

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"Car Darts And Parabolas”, Kelly W. Remijan 2020 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

"Car Darts And Parabolas”, Kelly W. Remijan

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"Matchbox Stunts And Simulations”, Kelly W. Remijan 2020 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

"Matchbox Stunts And Simulations”, Kelly W. Remijan

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Singular Value Decomposition, Krystal Bonaccorso, Andrew Incognito 2020 Coastal Carolina University

Singular Value Decomposition, Krystal Bonaccorso, Andrew Incognito

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A well-known theorem is Diagonalization, where one of the factors is a diagonal matrix. In this paper we will be describing a similar way to factor/decompose a non-square matrix. The key to both of these ways to factor is eigenvalues and eigenvectors.


Beginning Algebra Made Useful, Charlene E. Beckmann 2020 Grand Valley State University

Beginning Algebra Made Useful, Charlene E. Beckmann

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Beginning Algebra Made Useful addresses the needs of learners to make sense of algebra by quantifying and generalizing everyday occurrences such as commuting to work, buying gas or pizza, and determining the better deal. It requires learners to actively engage with algebraic concepts through physical and thought experiments in ways that help them connect ideas, representations, and contexts, and solve problems that arise in their daily lives. The text helps learners grow their brains and develop growth mindsets as they learn algebra conceptually. Problem sets continue the process, extending work begun in each lesson, applying new understandings to new contexts ...


Gray Codes In Music Theory, Isaac L. Vaccaro 2020 University of Maine

Gray Codes In Music Theory, Isaac L. Vaccaro

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In the branch of Western music theory called serialism, it is desirable to construct chord progressions that use each chord in a chosen set exactly once. We view this problem through the scope of the mathematical theory of Gray codes, the notion of ordering a finite set X so that adjacent elements are related by an element of some specified set R of involutions in the permutation group of X. Using some basic results from the theory of permutation groups we translate the problem of finding Gray codes into the problem of finding Hamiltonian paths and cycles in a Schreier ...


"American Football, Quarterbacks, And Parabolas”, Kelly W. Remijan 2020 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

"American Football, Quarterbacks, And Parabolas”, Kelly W. Remijan

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"Volleyball And Parabolas”, Kelly W. Remijan 2020 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

"Volleyball And Parabolas”, Kelly W. Remijan

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"Birds And Polynomial Functions”, Kelly W. Remijan 2020 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

"Birds And Polynomial Functions”, Kelly W. Remijan

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"Bouncing Balls And Linear Functions”, Kelly W. Remijan 2020 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

"Bouncing Balls And Linear Functions”, Kelly W. Remijan

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