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Index of subgroup and coset of subgroup

Explain what the index of a subgroup and a coset of a group are. Also, prove that if N is a subgroup of a group G such that [G: N] = 2, and if "a" and "b" are elements of G, then the product "ab" is an element of N if and only if either (1) both "a" and "b" are elements of N or (2) neither "a" nor "b" is an element of N.

Reduced Row Echelon Form of Homogeneous Systems of Equations

5. In general, a matrix's row echelon form can vary a bit. A matrix's reduced row echelon form is always unique. In other words, there is only one specific reduced row echelon form matrix associated with each matrix. (a) Consider the following homogeneous system: 2x1 ¡ x2 + x4 + 4x5 = 0 2x1 ¡ 2x2 + x3 + 4x4 ¡ 3x5 = 0 2x

Math Questions: system of linear equations and inequalities

8.1 Exercises Solve each of the following systems by graphing. 10. 2x - y = 4 2x - y = 6 12. x - 2y = 8 3x - 2y = 12 20. 3x - 6y = 9 X - 2y = 3 26. Find values for m and b in the following system so that the solution to the system is (-3, 4). 5x + 7y = b Mx + y = 22 8.2 Exerc

Algebra : Matrices and Systems of Linear Equations (26 Problems)

Please see the attached files for the fully formatted problems. 1. Given the equation below, find f(x) where y = f(x). 8y(6x - 7) - 12x(4y + 3) + 265 - 5(3x - y + 2) = 0. 2. Solve these linear equations for x, y, and z. 3x + 5y - 2z = 20; 4x - 10y -z = -25; x + y -z = 5 3. The value of y in Question 2 lies in the ran

Exercise in logical thinking

There are 3 suspects, A, B, and C, for a robbery that presumably happened in a shop. We know that the following facts are true: (1) Each of A, B, C was in the shop on the day of the robbery, and no one else was there on that day. (2) If A was guilty, then he had exactly one accomplice. (3) If B is innocent, then so is

Matrices : Row Echelon Forms and Systems of Linear Eqations

Row reduce matrix to reduced echelon from. Circle pivot positions in the final matrix and in the original matrix, and list the pivot columns. 1) Find the general solutions of the systems whose augmented matrices are given. 2) 3) Use the echelon form. Suppose each matrix represents the augmented mat

Matrices and Linear Systems of Equations

The augmented matrix of a linear system has been reduced by row operations to the form shown. In each case, continue the appropriate operations and describe the solution set of the original system. 1) 2) Solve the system. 3) 4) Determine if the system is consistent. Don not completely solve b

Basic Algebra Problems

See attached file for full problem description. 1. Graph the inequality. 2x + 3y > 6 2. Given g(x) = -3x + 5, find g(2a) 3. Graph the inequality: x - y < = 2 4. Graph the inequality: y > =3x 5. Given f(x) = -x^3 - 3x^2 -3x +9, find f(-2), f(0), and f(3) 6. Given f(x) = -5x - 1, find f(-2) 7. Graph f(x) = 4x + 1 8. Grap

Question About Systems of Equations and Inequalities Word Problems

1. A coffee merchant has coffee beans that sell for $9 per pound and $12 per pound. The two types are to be mixed to create 100 lb of a mixture that will sell for $11.25 per pound. How much of each type of bean should be used in the mixture? 2. In a town election, the winning candidate had 220 more votes than the lose

system of linear equations and inequalities

Solve each system by the substitution method. Section 7.1 #54 X + 3y = 2 -x + y = 1 Section 7.2 #64 Book and magazines. At Gwen's garage sale, all books were one price, and all magazines another price. Harriet bought 4 books and three magazines for $1.45 and June bought two books and five magazines for $1.25. What was th

Using Linear Equations to Solve Problems

1. Sam needs to get carpet for two rooms of his house. Estimate the number of square feet (square footage) in the two rooms if one room measures 10 ½ feet by 9 ¾ feet; and the other room measures 19¼ feet by 18 ½ feet. 2. Sandra drove for 234.8 miles and used 12.6 gallons of gas. Estimate the number of miles Sandra's

Solving Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices

1. Consider the system of equations x + y + 2z = a x + z = b 2x + y + 3z = c Show that for this system to be consistent, the constants a, b, and c must satisfy c = a + b. 2. Show that the elementary row operations do not affect the solution set of a linear system. 3. Consider the system of equations ax + by =

Linear Equations, Inequalities and Word Problems

Solve each equation and check your answer 2(a-4)+4=5(9-a) Solve each equation. Identify each equation as a conditional equation, an inconsistent equation or an identity. Solve each equation for y. Write the equation in the form of y=mx+b where m and b are real numbers Find the value of y in each formula if x=

Automorphisms

Show that all automorphisms of a group G form a group under function composition. Then show that the inner automorphisms of G, defined by f : G--->G so that f(x) = (a^(-1))(x)(a), form a normal subgroup of the group of all automorphisms. For the first part, I can see that we need to show that f(g(x)) = g(f(x)) for x in

Solving Systems of Linear Equations

1) Solve by the addition method. 3x + 2y = 14 3x - 2y = 10 2) Solve by the addition method 5x = 6y + 50 2y = 8 - 3x 3) Solve. Identify systems with no solution and systems with infinitely many solutions, using set notation to express their solution sets. 4) Can't type fractions, so

Radical Expressions and Linear Equations and Inequalities

14. 5x(x + 1)(x - 1) > 0 24. t(x) = - t(4), t(4), t(0), t(-1), and t(- ) 28. Find the domain of the function t in exercise 24. Graph. 42. f(x) = Simplify. 56. - For the given function, find the indicated function values. 60. g(x) = - g(-62), g(0), g(-13), an

System of equations

4. The St. Marks community bbq served 250 dinners. a child's plate cost 3.50 and an adult's plate cost 7.00. A total of 1347.50 was collected. how many of each type of plate was served? 8. Deep thought granola is 25% nuts and dried fruit. Oat dream granola is 10% nuts and dried fruit. How much of deep thought and how much of

Rings : Annihilators

(5) Let R be a ring with 1 and M a left R-module. If N is a submodule of M, the annihilator of N in R is defined to be: {r in R/rn=0 for all n in N} Prove that the annihilator of N in R is a two-sided ideal of R.

Conjugacy Classes

Let K={k1,....km} be a conjugacy class in the finite group G. a) Prove that the element K=k1+k2+....km is the center of the group ring R[G] (check that g^-1Kg=K for all gin G) b) Let K1,....Kr be the conjugacy classes of G and for each Ki let Ki be the element of R[G] that is the sum of the members of Ki. Prove that an el

Systems of Equations

Find a linear function f(x) = mx + b whose graph has the given slope and y-intercept. 6. Slope: 4/5 ; y-intercept: (0,28) Find an equation of the line having the given slope and containing the given point 14. m = 3, (-2, -2) Find an equation of the line containing the given pair of points. 28. (-4, -7) and (-2, -1

Solve for F

See attached file for full problem description. When converting from Fahrenheit degrees to Celsius degrees, a well known formula is used: C= 5(F - 32) / 9