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I'm trying to solve some ODE analitically. But Maple gives me an incorrect solution. What am I doing wrong? Thank you.


Hello, my problem is that I've changed in tools maple default mode to "Maple input" from "2-d" I've aplied it globbaly and it doesnt'work. Still when type Enter it switch automatically to 2-d Math, and I have to change it by Ctrl-M to 1-d. Any ideas how to solve it? I want 2-d just to output.

Hey all, I am new to the maple software. 

I have a question to create a binary sequence -consisting of m zeroes and n ones.  For example, m=n=2. then the number of combinations of the binary sequence is 6,nchoosek(4,2).  And the combinations could be {1,1,0,0}, {0,0,1,1}

{1,0,1,0} ,{0,1,0,1},{0,1,1,0} and {1,0,0,1}. How do I program the maple code ,that could print out all the combinations above?

Hi all

I'm having a hard time, making Maple plot a pretty huge expression in my project.

I have solved a differential equation with initial conditions with method=laplace. The differential equation contains a fourier serie equation, so the more accurate i want the equation to be, the larger the differential equation will be.

Maple solves the equation just fine, and i can plot the solution with 2-4 fourier parts, but when i go higher as i need, the graph ends up empty?

with 20 parts i get the following equation: 


if i plot that expression, the graph ends up empty?

I did also try to solve the equation numerical to plot it with odeplot, but when i try to solve it without the laplace method i get this error message:
"Error, (in dsolve) found the following equations not depending on the unknows of the input system:"

The differential equation is:

ode:=diff(Theta(t), t, t)+2*Zeta*omega[balanceue]*(diff(Theta(t), t))+omega[balanceue]^2*Theta(t) = M[p]/m[balanceue]

and the initial conditions:

ICS := Theta(0) = (1/8)*Pi, (D(Theta))(0) = 0;

when i do:

dsolve({ICS, ode}, Theta(t), method = laplace) it solves just fine.


but when i try with:

dsolve({ICS, ode}, Theta(t))


dsolve({ICS, ode}, Theta(t),numeric)

I get the message: 

Error, (in dsolve) found the following equations not depending on the unknowns of the input system: {Theta(0) = (1/8)*Pi, (D(Theta))(0) = 0}

It doesnt seem logical at all, is it a bug? Or can anybody help me with this problem?



I'm trying to find the partial sum of the function. Now I need to plot the first couple partial sums onto 1 graph.

I'm not really sure how to input the plot function. I was able to graph it by inputting each partial sum function but I would prefer an easier solution.


I am trying to figure out how to find several parital sums of the Airy's Function on a common screen. I figured out how to do it for a the Bessel fucntion of order 1, but I am not given the series for Airy's . Can anyone help me with what I would plug in to maple for the Airy's function or how I would go about finding the parital sums it would be greatly apperciated.



In Maple 16  (obviously, the result must be positive):

VectorCalculus:-int(x+y, [x, y] = Sector(Ellipse((1/4)*x^2+(1/9)*y^2-1), 0, (1/2)*Pi));


Probably, this error occurs only in the latest versions, as in Maple 12 the output is correct. It would be interesting to know the reason for this behavior.



I want to find the value of this integral

thank you 

> with(DEtools);
> with(plots);
> a := diff(y(x), x) = e(x)^(-0.1e-1*xy^2);

> g := dfieldplot(a, y(x), x = -8 .. 8, y(x) = -8 .. 8, color = e(x)^(-0.1e-1*xy^2));
Error, (in DEtools/dfieldplot) extra unknowns found: xy


how to solve this?

To motivate some ideas in my research, I've been looking at the expected number of real roots of random polynomials (and their derivatives).  In doing so I have noticed an issue/bug with fsolve and RootFinding[Isolate].  One of the polynomials I came upon was

f(x) = -32829/50000-(9277/50000)*x-(37251/20000)*x^2-(6101/6250)*x^3-(47777/20000)*x^4+(291213/50000)*x^5.

We know that f(x) has at least 1 real root and, in fact, graphing shows that f(x) has exactly 1 real root (~1.018).  However, fsolve(f) and Isolate(f) both return no real roots.  On the other hand, Isolate(f,method=RC) correctly returns the root near 1.018.  I know that fsolve's details page says "It may not return all roots for exceptionally ill-conditioned polynomials", though this system does not seem especially ill-conditioned.  Moreover, Isolate's help page says confidently "All significant digits returned by the program are correct, and unlike purely numerical methods no roots are ever lost, although repeated roots are discarded" which is clearly not the case here.  It also seems interesting that the RealSolving package used by Isolate(f,method=RS) (default method) misses the root while the RegularChains package used by Isolate(f,method=RC) correctly finds the root.

 All-in-all, I am not sure what to make of this.  Is this an issue which has been fixed in more recent incarnations of fsolve or Isolate?  Is this a persistent problem?  Is there a theoretical reason why the root is being missed, particularly for Isolate?

Any help or insight would be greatly appreciated.


I need to transfer an array of size (M,N) from maple to matlab. But i dont know how to make it. Please help me for this. Thanx in advance.



i := I;






Hz := k*(z^2-2*r*a+r^2)/((z-1)*(z^2-2*b*z+1));

Hzw := eval(Hz, z = exp(i*w)); assume(a > 0);

Habs := simplify(abs(Hzw)^2);

p1 := eval(Habs, w = Pi) = (10^((-3.3018)*(1/20)))^2;

p2 := eval(Habs, w = (1/2)*Pi) = (10^((-.1758)*(1/20)))^2;

p3 := eval(Habs, w = (1/4)*Pi) = (10^(6.425*(1/20)))^2;

p4 := eval(Habs, w = (1/8)*Pi) = (10^(54.5699*(1/20)))^2;

solve({p1, p2, p3, p4})


Dear Maple experts,


I would like to visualize the equation -3*x+2*y+3*z=0  and (with other color) 2*y+3*z =0. I used the following commands:

PlanePlot(-3*x+ 2*y + 3*z = 0, [x,y,z], normaloptions=[shape=harpoon], showbasis);

But I do not know how to show at the same time the second equation (2*y+3*z=0 ).


How should I proceed? Any hint?

Thanks for your attention,




Hello! How can I find extremes of numeric solution of ODE system obtained using "dsolve"? Can I use something like "extrema" function?

Dear friends:

I have a long expression having a/some RootOf(something..) inside it. 

Any way to get just that "something..", i.e., the argument of RootOf() from that expression?


Thank you very much.

César Lozada



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