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#26 2014-02-20 15:19:55

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Re: Fourier series

Yes, but what has that have to do with pizza?

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#27 2014-02-20 15:21:37

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Re: Fourier series

Nothing. We are making gel candles for school project. Why is a gel candle considered a good gift?

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#28 2014-02-20 15:23:50

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Re: Fourier series

Because the people who sell the materials say so.

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#29 2014-02-20 15:33:26

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Re: Fourier series

Why is it not?

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#30 2014-02-20 15:35:15

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Re: Fourier series

What makes anything a good gift?

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#31 2014-02-20 15:37:46

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Re: Fourier series

That pizza sounds good:)

Have you covered the least squares - orthogonality property of these approximations?

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#32 2014-02-20 15:38:22

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Re: Fourier series

Hi EVW;

Not yet on both!

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#33 2014-02-20 15:41:30

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Re: Fourier series

That post earlier about .999999... it does sound like that guy you told me about:(

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#34 2014-02-20 15:43:25

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Re: Fourier series

Read the other ones, have you?

These fits are both least square and orthogonal. This makes them very desirable. Along with the periodicity property.

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#35 2014-02-20 16:00:07

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Re: Fourier series

bobbym wrote:

What makes anything a good gift?

I've no idea

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#36 2014-02-20 16:04:15

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Re: Fourier series

Do you agree with her that is GiB over there?

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#37 2014-02-20 16:09:47

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Re: Fourier series

bobbym wrote:

Do you agree with her that is GiB over there?

Sounds like good news but when did ElianaVW tell that?

Last edited by Agnishom (2014-02-20 16:10:46)

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#38 2014-02-20 16:11:58

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Re: Fourier series

Post #33.

I have to go eat now, we will continue later. Have a good day at school.

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#39 2014-02-20 16:16:07

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Re: Fourier series

That is not likely to be GiB He does quality posts.

By the way, today is the last day of my secondary schooling

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#40 2014-02-20 21:17:40

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Re: Fourier series

I never saw him ever do a quality post.

Let's do the fourier series for x^2.

``````f[x_] := x^2;

a0 = 1/(2*\[Pi]) Integrate[f[x], {x, -\[Pi], \[Pi]}];
a[n_] := 1/\[Pi] Integrate[f[x] Cos[n*x], {x, -\[Pi], \[Pi]}];
b[n_] := 1/\[Pi] Integrate[f[x] Sin[n*x], {x, -\[Pi], \[Pi]}];``````

All the b's are zero and

``a0 + a[1] Cos[x] + a[2] Cos[2 x] + a[3] Cos[3 x] + a[4] Cos[4 x]``

yields:

``Plot[{x^2, \[Pi]^2/3 - 4 Cos[x] + Cos[2 x] - 4/9 Cos[3 x] + 1/4 Cos[4 x]}, {x, -\[Pi], \[Pi]}]``

quite a good fit as you can see below.

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#41 2014-02-21 22:31:23

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Re: Fourier series

Thanks, I tried that. Do you have an exercise for me?

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#42 2014-02-21 23:46:09

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Re: Fourier series

Did you get the same answer?

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#43 2014-02-21 23:58:07

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Re: Fourier series

I just copy pasted what ever you wrote. What answer?

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#44 2014-02-22 00:06:48

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Re: Fourier series

Okay, you are ready to stand on your own two feet.

Please get the Fourier series of

[I made a small edit to the problem.]

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#45 2014-02-22 01:04:47

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Re: Fourier series

``````In[61]:= a[0] + a[1] Cos[x] + a[2] Cos[2 x] + a[3] Cos[3 x] +
a[4] Cos[4 x] + a[5] Cos[5 x] + a[6] Cos[6 x] + a[7] Cos[7 x] +
b[0] + b[1] Sin[x] + b[2] Sin[2 x] + b[3] Sin[3 x] + b[4] Sin[4 x] +
b[5] Sin[5 x] + b[6] Sin[6 x] + b[7] Sin[7 x]

Out[61]= 2/\[Pi] - (2 Cos[2 x])/(3 \[Pi]) - (2 Cos[4 x])/(
15 \[Pi]) - (2 Cos[6 x])/(35 \[Pi]) + Sin[x]/2``````

It is not really a good fit still

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#46 2014-02-22 01:45:21

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Re: Fourier series

Please post a picture of the fit.

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#47 2014-02-22 02:02:21

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Re: Fourier series

I'll but now it'll be done by GNU Plot rather than M because now I am running Linux

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#48 2014-02-22 02:13:18

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Re: Fourier series

Okay, lets see the plot of both functions superimposed on each other.

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#49 2014-02-22 02:29:35

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Re: Fourier series

I am getting this error in my CAS

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#50 2014-02-22 02:33:29

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Re: Fourier series

Take a look at mine in the blue and yours in the black. What do you notice?

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