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Solutions for Chapter 8.1: Precalculus 5th Edition

Precalculus | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780321837349 | Authors: Rober F. Blitzer

Full solutions for Precalculus | 5th Edition

ISBN: 9780321837349

Precalculus | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780321837349 | Authors: Rober F. Blitzer

Solutions for Chapter 8.1

Precalculus was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321837349. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Precalculus, edition: 5. Chapter 8.1 includes 7 full step-by-step solutions. Since 7 problems in chapter 8.1 have been answered, more than 10649 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions.

Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Census

    An observational study that gathers data from an entire population

  • Convergence of a series

    A series aqk=1 ak converges to a sum S if imn: q ank=1ak = S

  • Dependent variable

    Variable representing the range value of a function (usually y)

  • Graph of parametric equations

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

  • Histogram

    A graph that visually represents the information in a frequency table using rectangular areas proportional to the frequencies.

  • Horizontal asymptote

    The line is a horizontal asymptote of the graph of a function ƒ if lim x:- q ƒ(x) = or lim x: q ƒ(x) = b

  • Integers

    The numbers . . ., -3, -2, -1, 0,1,2,...2

  • Lower bound for real zeros

    A number c is a lower bound for the set of real zeros of ƒ if ƒ(x) Z 0 whenever x < c

  • Mathematical model

    A mathematical structure that approximates phenomena for the purpose of studying or predicting their behavior

  • Negative linear correlation

    See Linear correlation.

  • nth power of a

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

  • Ordinary annuity

    An annuity in which deposits are made at the same time interest is posted.

  • Polar coordinates

    The numbers (r, ?) that determine a point’s location in a polar coordinate system. The number r is the directed distance and ? is the directed angle

  • Projectile motion

    The movement of an object that is subject only to the force of gravity

  • Quadratic function

    A function that can be written in the form ƒ(x) = ax 2 + bx + c, where a, b, and c are real numbers, and a ? 0.

  • Reflection through the origin

    x, y and (-x,-y) are reflections of each other through the origin.

  • Removable discontinuity at x = a

    lim x:a- ƒ(x) = limx:a+ ƒ(x) but either the common limit is not equal ƒ(a) to ƒ(a) or is not defined

  • Translation

    See Horizontal translation, Vertical translation.

  • Velocity

    A vector that specifies the motion of an object in terms of its speed and direction.

  • z-axis

    Usually the third dimension in Cartesian space.

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