 4.6.1: The elasticity of a good is E = 0.5. What is the effect on the quan...
 4.6.2: The elasticity of a good is E = 2. What is the effect on the quanti...
 4.6.3: What are the units of elasticity if: (a) Price p is in dollars and ...
 4.6.4: There are many brands of laundry detergent. Would you expect the el...
 4.6.5: Would you expect the demand for highdefinition television sets to ...
 4.6.6: There is only one company offering local telephone service in a tow...
 4.6.7: What is the elasticity for peaches in Table 4.5? Explain what this ...
 4.6.8: What is the elasticity for potatoes in Table 4.5? Explain what this...
 4.6.9: The demand for a product is given by q = 200 2p2. Find the elastici...
 4.6.10: The demand for a product is given by p = 9010q. Find the elasticity...
 4.6.11: School organizations raise money by selling candy door to door. The...
 4.6.12: The demand for yams is given by q = 5000 10p2, where q is in pounds...
 4.6.13: The demand for yams is given in 12. (a) At a price of $2 per pound,...
 4.6.14: It has been estimated that the elasticity of demand for slaves in t...
 4.6.15: Find the exact price that maximizes revenue for sales of the produc...
 4.6.16: If E = 2 for all prices p, how can you maximize revenue?
 4.6.17: If E = 0.5 for all prices p, how can you maximize revenue?
 4.6.18: (a) Let p be the price and q be the quantity sold of a good with a ...
 4.6.19: (a) If the demand equation is pq = k for a positive constant k, com...
 4.6.20: Show that a demand equation q = k/pr, where r is a positive constan...
 4.6.21: If p is price and E is the elasticity of demand for a good, show an...
 4.6.22: Suppose cost is proportional to quantity, C(q) = kq. Show that a fi...
 4.6.23: A linear demand function is given in Figure 4.66. Economists comput...
 4.6.24: Show analytically that if elasticity of demand satisfies E > 1, the...
 4.6.25: Show analytically that if elasticity of demand satisfies E < 1, the...
 4.6.26: If q is the quantity of chicken demanded as a function of the price...
 4.6.27: Dwell time, t, is the time in minutes that shoppers spend in a stor...
 4.6.28: Elasticity of cost with respect to quantity is defined as EC,q = q/...
 4.6.29: The income elasticity of demand for a product is defined as Eincome...
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Ambiguous case
The case in which two sides and a nonincluded angle can determine two different triangles

Coefficient
The real number multiplied by the variable(s) in a polynomial term

Composition of functions
(f ? g) (x) = f (g(x))

Compounded k times per year
Interest compounded using the formula A = Pa1 + rkbkt where k = 1 is compounded annually, k = 4 is compounded quarterly k = 12 is compounded monthly, etc.

Dependent variable
Variable representing the range value of a function (usually y)

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

Elements of a matrix
See Matrix element.

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

Parabola
The graph of a quadratic function, or the set of points in a plane that are equidistant from a fixed point (the focus) and a fixed line (the directrix).

Paraboloid of revolution
A surface generated by rotating a parabola about its line of symmetry.

Parameter interval
See Parametric equations.

Quotient of complex numbers
a + bi c + di = ac + bd c2 + d2 + bc  ad c2 + d2 i

Reciprocal identity
An identity that equates a trigonometric function with the reciprocal of another trigonometricfunction.

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

Sine
The function y = sin x.

Solution of an equation or inequality
A value of the variable (or values of the variables) for which the equation or inequality is true

Square matrix
A matrix whose number of rows equals the number of columns.

Standard deviation
A measure of how a data set is spread

Symmetric about the origin
A graph in which (x, y) is on the the graph whenever (x, y) is; or a graph in which (r, ?) or (r, ? + ?) is on the graph whenever (r, ?) is

Unit ratio
See Conversion factor.