 2.3.1: The distance to the ground, D, in feet, of a skydiver is a function...
 2.3.2: The cost, C, of a steak, in dollars, is a function of the weight, W...
 2.3.3: The number, N, of gallons of gas left in a gas tank is a function o...
 2.3.4: An employees pay, P, in dollars, for aweek is a function of the num...
 2.3.5: The time for a chemical reaction, T (in minutes), is a function of ...
 2.3.6: An economist is interested in how the price of a certain item affec...
 2.3.7: The cost, C = f(w), in dollars of buying a chemical is a function o...
 2.3.8: Figure 2.28 shows world solar energy output, in megawatts, as a fun...
 2.3.9: When you breathe, a muscle (called the diaphragm) reduces the press...
 2.3.10: On May 9, 2007, CBS Evening News had a 4.3 point rating. (Ratings m...
 2.3.11: A yam has just been taken out of the oven and is cooling off before...
 2.3.12: Let f(x) be the elevation in feet of the Mississippi River x miles ...
 2.3.13: Meteorologists define the temperature lapse rate to be dT/dz where ...
 2.3.14: Investing $1000 at an annual interest rate of r%, compounded contin...
 2.3.15: Table 2.8 shows world gold production,12 G = f(t), as a function of...
 2.3.16: The average weight, W, in pounds, of an adult is a function, W = f(...
 2.3.17: The cost, C (in dollars), to produce g gallons of a chemical can be...
 2.3.18: Let G be annual US government purchases, T be annual US tax revenue...
 2.3.19: The weight, W, in lbs, of a child is a function of its age, a, in y...
 2.3.20: A recent study reports that men who retired late developed Alzheime...
 2.3.21: The thickness, P, inmm, of pelican eggshells depends on the concent...
 2.3.22: Suppose that f(t) is a function with f(25) = 3.6 and f(25) = 0.2. E...
 2.3.23: For a function f(x), we know that f(20) = 68 and f(20) = 3. Estimat...
 2.3.24: (a) What are the units of g(24)? (b) What is the biological meaning...
 2.3.25: (a) Which is greater, g(20) or g(36)? (b) What does your answer say...
 2.3.26: Is the instantaneous weight growth rate greater or less than the av...
 2.3.27: Estimate (a) g(20) (b) g(36) (c) The average rate of change of weig...
 2.3.28: Annual net sales, in billion of dollars, for the Hershey Company, t...
 2.3.29: For some painkillers, the size of the dose, D, given depends on the...
 2.3.30: US meat14 production, M = f(t), in millions of metric tons, is a fu...
 2.3.31: The quantity, Q mg, of nicotine in the body t minutes after a cigar...
 2.3.32: A mutual fund is currently valued at $80 per share and its value pe...
 2.3.33: Figure 2.30 shows how the contraction velocity, v(x), of a muscle c...
 2.3.34: Figure 2.31 shows how the pumping rate of a persons heart changes a...
 2.3.35: Suppose C(r) is the total cost of paying off a car loan borrowed at...
 2.3.36: Which is being consumed at a greater rate, fat or protein, during t...
 2.3.37: The fat storage graph is linear for the first four weeks. What does...
 2.3.38: Estimate the rate of fat consumption after (a) 3weeks (b) 6weeks (c...
 2.3.39: What seems to happen during the sixth week? Why do you think this h...
 2.3.40: Figure 2.33 shows the derivatives of the protein and fat storage fu...
 2.3.41: A person with a certain liver disease first exhibits larger and lar...
 2.3.42: A companys revenue from car sales, C (in thousands of dollars), is ...
 2.3.43: A company making solar panels spends x dollars on materials, and th...
 2.3.44: For a new type of biofuel, scientists estimate that it takes A = f(...
 2.3.45: In 2011, the Greenland Ice Sheet was melting at a rate between 82 a...
 2.3.46: The area of Brazils rain forest, R = f(t), in million acres, is a f...
 2.3.47: The number of active Facebook users hit 175 million at the end of F...
 2.3.48: Estimate the relative rate of change of f(t) = t2 at t = 4. Use t =...
 2.3.49: Estimate the relative rate of change of f(t) = t2 at t = 10. Use t ...
 2.3.50: The world population in billions is predicted to be approximately P...
 2.3.51: The weight, w, in kilograms, of a baby is a function f(t) of her ag...
 2.3.52: Downloads of Apple Apps, D = g(t), in billions of downloads from iT...
 2.3.53: The number of barrels of oil produced from North Dakota oil wells i...
 2.3.54: During the 1970s and 1980s, the buildup of chlorofluorocarbons (CFC...
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Angle of depression
The acute angle formed by the line of sight (downward) and the horizontal

Binomial coefficients
The numbers in Pascal’s triangle: nCr = anrb = n!r!1n  r2!

Boundary
The set of points on the “edge” of a region

Census
An observational study that gathers data from an entire population

Control
The principle of experimental design that makes it possible to rule out other factors when making inferences about a particular explanatory variable

Distance (in a coordinate plane)
The distance d(P, Q) between P(x, y) and Q(x, y) d(P, Q) = 2(x 1  x 2)2 + (y1  y2)2

Frequency (in statistics)
The number of individuals or observations with a certain characteristic.

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

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

Magnitude of a real number
See Absolute value of a real number

Midpoint (in Cartesian space)
For the line segment with endpoints (x 1, y1, z 1) and (x2, y2, z2), ax 1 + x 22 ,y1 + y22 ,z 1 + z 22 b

Multiplicative inverse of a matrix
See Inverse of a matrix

Multiplicity
The multiplicity of a zero c of a polynomial ƒ(x) of degree n > 0 is the number of times the factor (x  c) (x  z 2) Á (x  z n)

Onetoone rule of exponents
x = y if and only if bx = by.

Parametric equations
Equations of the form x = ƒ(t) and y = g(t) for all t in an interval I. The variable t is the parameter and I is the parameter interval.

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

Positive linear correlation
See Linear correlation.

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

Semimajor axis
The distance from the center to a vertex of an ellipse.

yzplane
The points (0, y, z) in Cartesian space.
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