 1.1.1: Which graph in Figure 1.5 best matches each of the following storie...
 1.1.2: The height of a sand dune is a function of time, and the wind erode...
 1.1.3: The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is a function of tim...
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 1.1.6: The population of Washington DC grew from 1900 to 1950, stayed appr...
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 1.1.10: For the functions in 1014, find f(5). f(x) = 2x + 3 1
 1.1.11: For the functions in 1014, find f(5). f(x) = 10x x2 1
 1.1.12: For the functions in 1014, find f(5). 2 4 6 8 10 2 4 6 f(x) x 1
 1.1.13: For the functions in 1014, find f(5). f(x) 2 4 6 8 10 2 4 6 8 10 x 1
 1.1.14: For the functions in 1014, find f(5). x 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 f(x) 2.3 2....
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 1.1.16: In 1983 the average annual sea level in Aberdeen was 7.019 meters. 1
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 1.1.21: An object is put outside on a cold day at time t = 0. Its temperatu...
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 1.1.35: Driving speed against time on the highway 3
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Solutions for Chapter 1.1: WHAT IS A FUNCTION?
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Bounded below
A function is bounded below if there is a number b such that b ? ƒ(x) for all x in the domain of f.

Difference of two vectors
<u1, u2>  <v1, v2> = <u1  v1, u2  v2> or <u1, u2, u3>  <v1, v2, v3> = <u1  v1, u2  v2, u3  v3>

Distance (on a number line)
The distance between real numbers a and b, or a  b

Equivalent arrows
Arrows that have the same magnitude and direction.

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

Factored form
The left side of u(v + w) = uv + uw.

Inverse composition rule
The composition of a onetoone function with its inverse results in the identity function.

Linear regression equation
Equation of a linear regression line

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

Minor axis
The perpendicular bisector of the major axis of an ellipse with endpoints on the ellipse.

Natural numbers
The numbers 1, 2, 3, . . . ,.

Parameter
See Parametric equations.

Permutations of n objects taken r at a time
There are nPr = n!1n  r2! such permutations

Pole
See Polar coordinate system.

Probability of an event in a finite sample space of equally likely outcomes
The number of outcomes in the event divided by the number of outcomes in the sample space.

Quotient rule of logarithms
logb a R S b = logb R  logb S, R > 0, S > 0

Secant line of ƒ
A line joining two points of the graph of ƒ.

Speed
The magnitude of the velocity vector, given by distance/time.

Triangular form
A special form for a system of linear equations that facilitates finding the solution.

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