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Vector Calculus

Velocity/position vectors

Given that the acceleration vector is a(t) = (-9cos(-3t)) i + (-9sin(-3t)) j + (-2t) k , the initial velocity is v(0) = i + k , and the initial position vector is r(0) = i+j+k , compute: A. The velocity vector B. The position vector

Hilbert Space and Subspace

Problem. Show that if is an orthonormal set in a Hilbert space H, then the set of all vectors of the form is a subspace of H. Hint: Take a Cauchy sequence , where . Set and show that is a Cauchy sequence in . Please see the attached file for full problem description.

Gradients : Elliptic Paraboloid and Vector Fields

Please see the attached file for the fully formatted problems. Suppose that a mountain has the shape of an elliptic paraboloid , where a and c are constants, x and y are the east-west and north-south map coordinates and z is the altitude above the sea level (x,y,z are measured all in metres). At the point (1,1), in what direc

Vectors : Work Done on a Box Pushed up a Ramp

A woman exerts a horizontal force of 10 pounds on a box as she pushes it up a ramp that is 7 feet long and inclined at an angle of 30 degrees above the horizontal. Find the work done on the box.

Vectors : Finding Work from A Force Vector

A constant force F= -3i + 8j +10k moves an object along a straight line from point (-6, -5, -4) to point (-3, 1, -6). Find the work done if the distance is measured in meters and the magnitude of the force is measured in Newtons.

Scalar and Vector Products

We have three vectors: A = i + 2j ; B = 2j + k ; C = 2i + k a. Find the scalar triple product by direct multiplication. and b. The vector triple product by direct multiplication.

Vectors: Resultant Force

Three horses exert forces on a hitching pole. What is the resultant force on the pole, if horse A exerts a force of 350 N at an angle of 48 degrees N of East, horse B exerts a force of 560 N at an angle of 37 degrees N of West, and horse C exerts a force of 200 N at an angle of 87 degrees N of East?

Vectors

A chain is wrapped around a log and forces of 367 and 483 N are exerted at right angles to each other. What is the resultant force?

VECTOR

FIND THE HORIZONTAL AND VERTICLE COMPONENTS OF THE FOLLOWING FORCES:(237LBS, 48 DEGREES),(369LBS,248 DEGREES) ALSO FIND THE X AND Y COMPONENTS OF THE VECTOR (529m,342DEGREES)

What is the resultant force?

A force of 25 N acts perpendicular to another force of 22 N. If the forces act together on the same object, what is the resultant force?

Vectors

What is the resultant force for the following forces? 250 N due north, 525 N due south and 238 N 38 degrees south of west.

Vectors

Find the force on the docking cable of a boat on which the wind acts in a northerly direction with a force of 235 lbs and the tide acts in an easterly direction with a force of 323 lbs.

Vectors

A block of wood weighing 35 lbs is resting on an inclined plane sloped at 36 degrees to the floor. What is the component of weight down the plane? What is the component of weight perpendicular to the plane?

Vector Components : Weight

A 850 LB PULL ACTS IN A DIRECTION 32 DEGREES S OF E. WHAT IS THE EASTWARD COMPONENT? WHAT IS THE SOUTHWARD COMPONENT?

Vector Fields

Let a vector field F be given by F(x,y,z) = (x^3)i - (y^2)j + (2yz)k and a curve C be given by r(t) = 2ti + sintj - costk, 0 <= t <= (pi/2) 1. Evaluate the line integral F*dr. 2. Determine the arclength variable s from t. 3. Determine the unit tangent vector T(s). 4. Evaluate the total arclength L. 5. Write th

Trees: Vertex; Cycle

Let G be a graph in which every vertex has degree 2. Is G necessarily a cycle? *Please see attachment for additional information. Thanks. Use words to describe solution process. Use math symbol editor like LateX, please no stuff like <=.

Strictly separating sets

For both 1 and 2, could you tell me whether or not there is a hyperplane that strictly separates the given sets A,B. If there is, find one. If there is not, prove so please. 1) A={(x,y):abs(x) + abs(y) <=1}, B={(1,1)} 2) A={(x,y):xy >= 4}, B={(x,y):x^2+y^2 <= 1} where abs = absolute value

Linear Algrebra - Vectors in R^n, Orthogonal Spaces and Lines of Best Fit

1) Let u and v be vectors in R^n. a) Prove that llull = llvll if and only if u + v and u - v are orthogonal. b)Let (proj of u onto v) be the vector projection of u onto v. For u, v does not equal to 0, prove that (projection of u onto v - u) is orthogonal. 2) Find a basis for the space orthogonal to [1,1,0]^T in R^3.

Mechanics: Scalar and Vectors

1. Given the following 3 vectors, all of which lie in the horizontal plane, (see attachment for list of vectors), find: (a) 3A-B (b) 1) A?B 2) B?A (c) 1) A*B 2) B*A (d) (5A-6B+4C)?(B*C-A*B) *(Please see attachment for complete question and equations)