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Solutions for Chapter 9: Factorial

Full solutions for Mathematics: A Discrete Introduction | 3rd Edition

ISBN: 9780840049421

Solutions for Chapter 9: Factorial

Mathematics: A Discrete Introduction was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780840049421. Since 18 problems in chapter 9: Factorial have been answered, more than 9270 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Mathematics: A Discrete Introduction, edition: 3. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Chapter 9: Factorial includes 18 full step-by-step solutions.

Key Math Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Affine transformation

    Tv = Av + Vo = linear transformation plus shift.

  • Basis for V.

    Independent vectors VI, ... , v d whose linear combinations give each vector in V as v = CIVI + ... + CdVd. V has many bases, each basis gives unique c's. A vector space has many bases!

  • Determinant IAI = det(A).

    Defined by det I = 1, sign reversal for row exchange, and linearity in each row. Then IAI = 0 when A is singular. Also IABI = IAIIBI and

  • Ellipse (or ellipsoid) x T Ax = 1.

    A must be positive definite; the axes of the ellipse are eigenvectors of A, with lengths 1/.JI. (For IIx II = 1 the vectors y = Ax lie on the ellipse IIA-1 yll2 = Y T(AAT)-1 Y = 1 displayed by eigshow; axis lengths ad

  • Free columns of A.

    Columns without pivots; these are combinations of earlier columns.

  • Full column rank r = n.

    Independent columns, N(A) = {O}, no free variables.

  • Incidence matrix of a directed graph.

    The m by n edge-node incidence matrix has a row for each edge (node i to node j), with entries -1 and 1 in columns i and j .

  • Iterative method.

    A sequence of steps intended to approach the desired solution.

  • lA-II = l/lAI and IATI = IAI.

    The big formula for det(A) has a sum of n! terms, the cofactor formula uses determinants of size n - 1, volume of box = I det( A) I.

  • Linearly dependent VI, ... , Vn.

    A combination other than all Ci = 0 gives L Ci Vi = O.

  • Multiplication Ax

    = Xl (column 1) + ... + xn(column n) = combination of columns.

  • Pascal matrix

    Ps = pascal(n) = the symmetric matrix with binomial entries (i1~;2). Ps = PL Pu all contain Pascal's triangle with det = 1 (see Pascal in the index).

  • Pivot.

    The diagonal entry (first nonzero) at the time when a row is used in elimination.

  • Random matrix rand(n) or randn(n).

    MATLAB creates a matrix with random entries, uniformly distributed on [0 1] for rand and standard normal distribution for randn.

  • Right inverse A+.

    If A has full row rank m, then A+ = AT(AAT)-l has AA+ = 1m.

  • Row space C (AT) = all combinations of rows of A.

    Column vectors by convention.

  • Saddle point of I(x}, ... ,xn ).

    A point where the first derivatives of I are zero and the second derivative matrix (a2 II aXi ax j = Hessian matrix) is indefinite.

  • Singular matrix A.

    A square matrix that has no inverse: det(A) = o.

  • Solvable system Ax = b.

    The right side b is in the column space of A.

  • Spectrum of A = the set of eigenvalues {A I, ... , An}.

    Spectral radius = max of IAi I.

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