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 1.9.13: The strength, S, of a beam is proportional to the square of its thi...
 1.9.14: The energy, E, expended by a swimming dolphin is proportional to th...
 1.9.15: The average velocity, v, for a trip over a fixed distance, d, is in...
 1.9.16: The gravitational force, F, between two bodies is inversely proport...
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 1.9.18: The surface area of a mammal, S, satisfies the equation S = kM2/3, ...
 1.9.19: The number of species of lizards, N, found on an island off Baja Ca...
 1.9.20: The blood mass of a mammal is proportional to its body mass. A rhin...
 1.9.21: Kleibers Law states that the metabolic needs (such as calorie requi...
 1.9.22: Allometry is the study of the relative size of different parts of a...
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 1.9.24: The specific heat, s, of an element is the number of calories of he...
 1.9.25: The circulation time of a mammal (that is, the average time it take...
 1.9.26: Zipfs Law, developed by George Zipf in 1949, states that in a given...
 1.9.27: The infrastructure needs of a region (for example, the number of mi...
 1.9.28: According to the National Association of Realtors,91 the minimum an...
 1.9.29: A sporting goods wholesaler finds that when the price of a product ...
 1.9.30: A health club has cost and revenue functions given by C = 10,000 + ...
Solutions for Chapter 1.9: PROPORTIONALITY AND POWER FUNCTIONS
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Solutions for Chapter 1.9: PROPORTIONALITY AND POWER FUNCTIONS
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Additive identity for the complex numbers
0 + 0i is the complex number zero

Characteristic polynomial of a square matrix A
det(xIn  A), where A is an n x n matrix

Combination
An arrangement of elements of a set, in which order is not important

Complex fraction
See Compound fraction.

Direction vector for a line
A vector in the direction of a line in threedimensional space

Elementary row operations
The following three row operations: Multiply all elements of a row by a nonzero constant; interchange two rows; and add a multiple of one row to another row

equation of a quadratic function
ƒ(x) = ax 2 + bx + c(a ? 0)

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

Future value of an annuity
The net amount of money returned from an annuity.

Head minus tail (HMT) rule
An arrow with initial point (x1, y1 ) and terminal point (x2, y2) represents the vector <8x 2  x 1, y2  y19>

Local extremum
A local maximum or a local minimum

Nonsingular matrix
A square matrix with nonzero determinant

Onetoone function
A function in which each element of the range corresponds to exactly one element in the domain

Origin
The number zero on a number line, or the point where the x and yaxes cross in the Cartesian coordinate system, or the point where the x, y, and zaxes cross in Cartesian threedimensional space

Radian measure
The measure of an angle in radians, or, for a central angle, the ratio of the length of the intercepted arc tothe radius of the circle.

Real zeros
Zeros of a function that are real numbers.

Row echelon form
A matrix in which rows consisting of all 0’s occur only at the bottom of the matrix, the first nonzero entry in any row with nonzero entries is 1, and the leading 1’s move to the right as we move down the rows.

Solve by elimination or substitution
Methods for solving systems of linear equations.

Spiral of Archimedes
The graph of the polar curve.

Vertical line
x = a.
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