Latest content added for Digital Library Partner: UNT Librarieshttps://digital.library.unt.edu/explore/partners/UNT/browse/?fq=str_year:1985&amp;start=&amp;fq=str_degree_department:Department%20of%20Mathematics2015-05-10T06:16:59-05:00UNT LibrariesThis is a custom feed for browsing Digital Library Partner: UNT LibrariesAn Existence Theorem for an Integral Equation2015-05-10T06:16:59-05:00https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503874/<p><a href="https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503874/"><img alt="An Existence Theorem for an Integral Equation" title="An Existence Theorem for an Integral Equation" src="https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503874/small/"/></a></p><p>The principal theorem of this thesis is a theorem by Peano on the existence of a solution to a certain integral equation. The two primary notions underlying this theorem are uniform convergence and equi-continuity. Theorems related to these two topics are proved in Chapter II. In Chapter III we state and prove a classical existence and uniqueness theorem for an integral equation. In Chapter IV we consider the approximation on certain functions by means of elementary expressions involving "bent line" functions. The last chapter, Chapter V, is the proof of the theorem by Peano mentioned above. Also included in this chapter is an example in which the integral equation has more than one solution. The first chapter sets forth basic definitions and theorems with which the reader should be acquainted.</p>The Mean Integral2015-03-09T08:15:06-05:00https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc500820/<p><a href="https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc500820/"><img alt="The Mean Integral" title="The Mean Integral" src="https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc500820/small/"/></a></p><p>The purpose of this paper is to examine properties of the mean integral. The mean integral is compared with the regular integral. If [a;b] is an interval, f is quasicontinuous on [a;b] and g has bounded variation on [a;b], then the man integral of f with respect to g exists on [a;b]. The following theorem is proved. If [a*;b*] and [a;b] each is an interval and h is a function from [a*;b*] into R, then the following two statements are equivalent: 1) If f is a function from [a;b] into [a*;b*], gi is a function from [a;b] into R with bounded variation and (m)∫^b_afdg exists then (m)∫^b_ah(f)dg exists. 2) h is continuous.</p>