Problem 5 deals with the concept of a least common multiple, often abbreviated as LCM. The LCM for a set of numbers can be found conceptually by listing all of the factors of each individual number and then taking the smallest number that is on all such lists. 347 more words
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Prime numbers are the essential buildings blocks of the entire natural number system. For reasons that I will get into shortly, finding large primes and efficiently testing a number for primality are important objectives for computer scientists, cryptographers and other applied mathematicians. 1,337 more words
Here is a non-trivial example of factorization using symmetric polynomials.
Question: Factorize into five factors the following expression:
Solution: Observe that the given expression is symmetric, homogeneous in degree 6. 95 more words
Why is the Schrödinger equation a difficult problem and how do we get around it? An introduction to SUSY QM.
Differential equations are the essential building blocks of physics. They are tremendously powerful in describing dynamic systems, that is, in describing how things move and evolve around us. 1,061 more words