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# Solutions for Chapter 2.1: QUADRATIC EQUATIONS: THEORY AND EXAMPLES ## Full solutions for Precalculus: With Unit Circle Trigonometry (with Interactive Video Skillbuilder CD-ROM) (Available 2010 Titles Enhanced Web Assign) | 4th Edition

ISBN: 9780534402303 Solutions for Chapter 2.1: QUADRATIC EQUATIONS: THEORY AND EXAMPLES

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Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
• Absolute value of a real number

Denoted by |a|, represents the number a or the positive number -a if a < 0.

• Components of a vector

See Component form of a vector.

• Convenience sample

A sample that sacrifices randomness for convenience

• Data

Facts collected for statistical purposes (singular form is datum)

• Determinant

A number that is associated with a square matrix

• Half-life

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

• Identity matrix

A square matrix with 1’s in the main diagonal and 0’s elsewhere, p. 534.

• Inverse function

The inverse relation of a one-to-one function.

• Leibniz notation

The notation dy/dx for the derivative of ƒ.

• Local extremum

A local maximum or a local minimum

• 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

• Ordered pair

A pair of real numbers (x, y), p. 12.

• Parallel lines

Two lines that are both vertical or have equal slopes.

• Parameter

See Parametric equations.

• Polar equation

An equation in r and ?.

• Probability distribution

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

• Quantitative variable

A variable (in statistics) that takes on numerical values for a characteristic being measured.

• Reflection across the x-axis

x, y and (x,-y) are reflections of each other across the x-axis.

• Standard form of a polar equation of a conic

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

• Symmetric matrix

A matrix A = [aij] with the property aij = aji for all i and j

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