ASKSAGE: Sage Q&A Forum - Latest question feedhttp://ask.sagemath.org/questions/Q&A Forum for SageenCopyright Sage, 2010. Some rights reserved under creative commons license.Fri, 26 Jul 2013 01:22:04 -0500Testing inequalities in sagehttp://ask.sagemath.org/question/10388/testing-inequalities-in-sage/I wanted to show if:
$$ |a+b| \leq |a| + |b|$$
So I wrote this in sage:
var('a','b')
eqn1=abs(a+b)
eqn2=abs(a)+abs(b)
bool(eqn1<=eqn2)
The result is False.
I had expected the result to be True. What is the correct way to test this in sage?
Thank you in advance for any help provided.ensabaFri, 26 Jul 2013 01:22:04 -0500http://ask.sagemath.org/question/10388/Compare symbolic expressionshttp://ask.sagemath.org/question/10185/compare-symbolic-expressions/Following is the problem I am trying to solve:
I have multiple complex symbolic expressions f1(x1,x2,...,xn),f2(x1,x2,...,xn),...,fn(x1,x2,...,xn) which are functions of symbolic variables x1,x2,...,xn. I also have some constraints for the symbolic variables, e.g. 0 is smaller than x1, 2 is smaller than x2, x2 is integer, etc. How can I find out for two selected symbolic expressions which one is larger for given constraints?
I've tried something like:
<code> assume(0<x1,2<x2)
assume(x2,'integer')
bool(f1>f2) </code>
It seems to work for more simple symbolic expressions. For more complex symbolic expressions (where a solution definitely exists) SAGE seems not to be able to compare the expressions. Is there a way to overcome this?
KurtMMon, 03 Jun 2013 04:51:40 -0500http://ask.sagemath.org/question/10185/Compare elements of a recursive defined sequencehttp://ask.sagemath.org/question/10163/compare-elements-of-a-recursive-defined-sequence/I define the recursive sequence as:
A, b, c = var('A, b, c')
def Sequence_rec(k):
x = 0
for i in range(1,k+1):
x = x + (A - x)/((c-i+2)^b)
return x
For the parameters the assumptions are:
assume(A>0,c>0,b>0)
assume(c, 'integer')
I'm interested in the elements of Sequence_rec(k) with k<=c. The following relation has to be true for the defined sequence considering the given assumptions:
assume(c>2)
bool(Sequence_rec(4) > Sequence_rec(3))
But Sage computes it is false! The following plot shows the difference is positive:
plot((Sequence_rec(4) - Sequence_rec(3))(A=1,c=3),b,(0,100))
How can I force Sage to compare the elements of the sequence `bool(Sequence_rec(n+1) > Sequence_rec(n)) = true` for any positive integer n correctly? Thank you for your advice!
Kurt
KurtMWed, 29 May 2013 04:02:26 -0500http://ask.sagemath.org/question/10163/bool returns false with arcsin(x) and 2*arctan(x/(1+sqrt(1-x^2)))http://ask.sagemath.org/question/7762/bool-returns-false-with-arcsinx-and-2arctanx1sqrt1-x2/The two expression should be equal
but when I write
bool(arcsin(x) == 2*arctan(x/(1+sqrt(1-x^2))))
it returns false.
Any clue - Why it does that? Any get around?ShuFri, 12 Nov 2010 07:40:25 -0600http://ask.sagemath.org/question/7762/