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by itwasanaprilmorning
Wed Sep 03, 2014 2:11 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Where does Bessel's differential equation come from?
Replies: 1
Views: 1730

Where does Bessel's differential equation come from?

Title pretty much says it. It's obviously important and well studied, since it has a name and spawned a whole bunch of special functions that pop up in a lot of other places. Without knowing that, why is the differential equation interesting?
by itwasanaprilmorning
Mon Jun 09, 2014 8:27 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What looks attractive to math grad schools?
Replies: 1
Views: 5217

What looks attractive to math grad schools?

I am going to be a freshman at a highly ranked liberal arts college. I've taken courses in linear algebra, differential equations through a high school dual credit thing, and real analysis at a local university. A bit of measure theory, and I'm a third of the way through Artin's Algebra. I've been g...
by itwasanaprilmorning
Mon Jun 09, 2014 7:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Isla Vista shooting
Replies: 416
Views: 39049

Re: Isla Vista shooting

You'll also notice his suggestion isn't 'walk around with cards and cackle maniacally as you hand them to every hot reproductively aged lady your eyes can see'. What exactly is the suggestion? Hand them out as a substitute for saying "Hello"? If they're supposed to be communication at it'...

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