# 22.1.1: i. Review Exercises

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## Q1

Transform (using the coordinate system provided below) the following functions accordingly:

a. from Cartesian to spherical polar coordinates

\[ 3x + y -4z =12 \]

b. from Cartesian to cylindrical coordinates

\[ y^2 + z^2 = 9 \]

c. from spherical polar to Cartesian coordinates

\[ r = 2\sin \theta \cos \phi \]

## Q2

Perform a separation of variables and indicate the general solution for the following expressions:

a. \( 9x + 16y \dfrac{\partial y}{\partial x} = 0 \)

b. \( 2y + \dfrac{\partial y}{\partial x} + 6 = 0 \)

## Q3

Find the eigenvalues and corresponding eigenvectors of the following matrices:

- \( \begin{bmatrix} -1 & 2 \\ 2 & 2 \end{bmatrix} \)
- \( \begin{bmatrix} -2 & 0 & 0 \\ 0 & -1 & 2 \\ 0 & 2 & 2 \end{bmatrix} \)

## Q4

For the hermitian matrix in review exercise 3a show that the eigenfunctions can be normalized and that they are orthogonal.

## Q5

For the hermitian matrix in review exercise 3b show that the pair of degenerate eigenvalues can be made to have orthonormal eigenfunctions.

## Q6

Solve the following second order linear differential equation subject to the specified "boundary conditions":

\[ \dfrac{d^2 x}{dt^2} + k^2x(t) = 0\]

where \(x(t=0) = L\) and \(\dfrac{dx}{dt} \bigg|_{t=0} = 0. \)