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# Solutions for Chapter 5: Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus 6th Edition

## Full solutions for Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus | 6th Edition

ISBN: 9780840068071

Solutions for Chapter 5

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##### ISBN: 9780840068071

This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780840068071. Since 72 problems in chapter 5 have been answered, more than 10184 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. Chapter 5 includes 72 full step-by-step solutions. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, edition: 6.

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

See Inverse cotangent function.

• Circle graph

A circular graphical display of categorical data

• Coefficient

The real number multiplied by the variable(s) in a polynomial term

• Compounded k times per year

Interest compounded using the formula A = Pa1 + rkbkt where k = 1 is compounded annually, k = 4 is compounded quarterly k = 12 is compounded monthly, etc.

• Constant

A letter or symbol that stands for a specific number,

• Cosecant

The function y = csc x

• Damping factor

The factor Ae-a in an equation such as y = Ae-at cos bt

• Inverse variation

See Power function.

• Local maximum

A value ƒ(c) is a local maximum of ƒ if there is an open interval I containing c such that ƒ(x) < ƒ(c) for all values of x in I

• Logistic regression

A procedure for fitting a logistic curve to a set of data

• 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

• Quartic function

A degree 4 polynomial function.

• Range screen

See Viewing window.

• Rational numbers

Numbers that can be written as a/b, where a and b are integers, and b ? 0.

• Stemplot (or stem-and-leaf plot)

An arrangement of a numerical data set into a specific tabular format.

• Third quartile

See Quartile.

• Triangular number

A number that is a sum of the arithmetic series 1 + 2 + 3 + ... + n for some natural number n.

• Unbounded interval

An interval that extends to -? or ? (or both).

• Vertical component

See Component form of a vector.

• Xscl

The scale of the tick marks on the x-axis in a viewing window.

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