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# Solutions for Chapter 8: Single Variable Calculus 7th Edition ## Full solutions for Single Variable Calculus | 7th Edition

ISBN: 9780538497831 Solutions for Chapter 8

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This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Single Variable Calculus was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780538497831. Chapter 8 includes 21 full step-by-step solutions. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Single Variable Calculus, edition: 7. Since 21 problems in chapter 8 have been answered, more than 5530 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter.

Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
• Arccosine function

See Inverse cosine function.

• Coefficient of determination

The number r2 or R2 that measures how well a regression curve fits the data

• Conic section (or conic)

A curve obtained by intersecting a double-napped right circular cone with a plane

• Directed angle

See Polar coordinates.

• Extraneous solution

Any solution of the resulting equation that is not a solution of the original equation.

• Half-life

The amount of time required for half of a radioactive substance to decay.

• Horizontal shrink or stretch

See Shrink, stretch.

• Infinite discontinuity at x = a

limx:a + x a ƒ(x) = q6 or limx:a - ƒ(x) = q.

• Inverse secant function

The function y = sec-1 x

• Line of symmetry

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

• Present value of an annuity T

he net amount of your money put into an annuity.

• Probability distribution

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

• Richter scale

A logarithmic scale used in measuring the intensity of an earthquake.

• Second quartile

See Quartile.

• Sum identity

An identity involving a trigonometric function of u + v

• Sum of an infinite series

See Convergence of a series

• Synthetic division

A procedure used to divide a polynomial by a linear factor, x - a

• Time plot

A line graph in which time is measured on the horizontal axis.

• Union of two sets A and B

The set of all elements that belong to A or B or both.

• Work

The product of a force applied to an object over a given distance W = ƒFƒ ƒAB!ƒ.

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