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Solutions for Chapter 3: Single Variable Calculus 7th Edition

Single Variable Calculus | 7th Edition | ISBN: 9780538497831 | Authors: James W Nilsson

Full solutions for Single Variable Calculus | 7th Edition

ISBN: 9780538497831

Single Variable Calculus | 7th Edition | ISBN: 9780538497831 | Authors: James W Nilsson

Solutions for Chapter 3

Solutions for Chapter 3
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Textbook: Single Variable Calculus
Edition: 7
Author: James W Nilsson
ISBN: 9780538497831

This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Single Variable Calculus, edition: 7. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Since 58 problems in chapter 3 have been answered, more than 5003 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. Single Variable Calculus was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780538497831. Chapter 3 includes 58 full step-by-step solutions.

Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Complex plane

    A coordinate plane used to represent the complex numbers. The x-axis of the complex plane is called the real axis and the y-axis is the imaginary axis

  • Compounded annually

    See Compounded k times per year.

  • Directrix of a parabola, ellipse, or hyperbola

    A line used to determine the conic

  • Elimination method

    A method of solving a system of linear equations

  • Factor

    In algebra, a quantity being multiplied in a product. In statistics, a potential explanatory variable under study in an experiment, .

  • Fitting a line or curve to data

    Finding a line or curve that comes close to passing through all the points in a scatter plot.

  • Focal length of a parabola

    The directed distance from the vertex to the focus.

  • Graph of parametric equations

    The set of all points in the coordinate plane corresponding to the ordered pairs determined by the parametric equations.

  • Identity

    An equation that is always true throughout its domain.

  • Implied domain

    The domain of a function’s algebraic expression.

  • Inverse cotangent function

    The function y = cot-1 x

  • Line of symmetry

    A line over which a graph is the mirror image of itself

  • nth power of a

    The number with n factors of a , where n is the exponent and a is the base.

  • Placebo

    In an experimental study, an inactive treatment that is equivalent to the active treatment in every respect except for the factor about which an inference is to be made. Subjects in a blind experiment do not know if they have been given the active treatment or the placebo.

  • Probability distribution

    The collection of probabilities of outcomes in a sample space assigned by a probability function.

  • Simple harmonic motion

    Motion described by d = a sin wt or d = a cos wt

  • Slant line

    A line that is neither horizontal nor vertical

  • Spiral of Archimedes

    The graph of the polar curve.

  • Standard form of a polar equation of a conic

    r = ke 1 e cos ? or r = ke 1 e sin ? ,

  • Statistic

    A number that measures a quantitative variable for a sample from a population.

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