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 2.1.2.1.1.5: In Exercises 58, expand the expression.x + 322
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 2.1.2.1.1.8: In Exercises 58, expand the expression.31x + 722
 2.1.2.1.1.9: In Exercises 910, factor the trinomial.2x2  4x + 2
 2.1.2.1.1.10: In Exercises 910, factor the trinomial.3x2+ 12x + 12
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Solutions for Chapter 2.1: Polynomial, Power, and Rational Functions
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Angle of elevation
The acute angle formed by the line of sight (upward) and the horizontal

Annuity
A sequence of equal periodic payments.

Binomial probability
In an experiment with two possible outcomes, the probability of one outcome occurring k times in n independent trials is P1E2 = n!k!1n  k2!pk11  p) nk where p is the probability of the outcome occurring once

Constant function (on an interval)
ƒ(x 1) = ƒ(x 2) x for any x1 and x2 (in the interval)

Convergence of a sequence
A sequence {an} converges to a if limn: q an = a

Cubic
A degree 3 polynomial function

Derivative of ƒ at x a
ƒ'(a) = lim x:a ƒ(x)  ƒ(a) x  a provided the limit exists

Fibonacci sequence
The sequence 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, . . ..

Horizontal Line Test
A test for determining whether the inverse of a relation is a function.

Inverse cosecant function
The function y = csc1 x

Inverse tangent function
The function y = tan1 x

Irrational numbers
Real numbers that are not rational, p. 2.

Irrational zeros
Zeros of a function that are irrational numbers.

Linear correlation
A scatter plot with points clustered along a line. Correlation is positive if the slope is positive and negative if the slope is negative

Multiplicative inverse of a complex number
The reciprocal of a + bi, or 1 a + bi = a a2 + b2 ba2 + b2 i

Natural logarithmic function
The inverse of the exponential function y = ex, denoted by y = ln x.

Outcomes
The various possible results of an experiment.

Pole
See Polar coordinate system.

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

Vertices of an ellipse
The points where the ellipse intersects its focal axis.