deal with values of iterated functions. Suppose that f(n) is a function from the set of real numbers, or positive real numbers, or some other set of real numbers, to the set of real numbers such that f(n) is monotonically increasing [that is, f(n)

TABLES Data: raw fact (numbers, names) Information: facts that have been processed, rearranged, manipulated and now made useful to us 3 techniques for turning data into info: o Sequencing it (numerical, alphabetical, chronological) o Ascending order (text A-Z order, or 0-10), Descending order (Z-A, 10-0 o Filter or Select: establish criteria and select out only what meets criteria o Calculating Table: a structured area of a spreadsheet; stores data on single thing entity type o Made up of records= rows of the table, each record is a specific occurrence of the entity o Field= column of table; characteristic or attribute of the entity