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Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
• Acute triangle

A triangle in which all angles measure less than 90°

• Coefficient

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

• Coefficient matrix

A matrix whose elements are the coefficients in a system of linear equations

• Descriptive statistics

The gathering and processing of numerical information

• Heron’s formula

The area of ¢ABC with semiperimeter s is given by 2s1s - a21s - b21s - c2.

• Irreducible quadratic over the reals

A quadratic polynomial with real coefficients that cannot be factored using real coefficients.

• Leaf

The final digit of a number in a stemplot.

• Local maximum

A value ƒ(c) is a local maximum of ƒ if there is an open interval I containing c such that ƒ(x) < ƒ(c) for all values of x in I

• Main diagonal

The diagonal from the top left to the bottom right of a square matrix

• Minute

Angle measure equal to 1/60 of a degree.

• Normal curve

The graph of ƒ(x) = e-x2/2

• Power regression

A procedure for fitting a curve y = a . x b to a set of data.

• Product of matrices A and B

The matrix in which each entry is obtained by multiplying the entries of a row of A by the corresponding entries of a column of B and then adding

• Pythagorean

Theorem In a right triangle with sides a and b and hypotenuse c, c2 = a2 + b2

The graph in three dimensions of a seconddegree equation in three variables.

• Richter scale

A logarithmic scale used in measuring the intensity of an earthquake.

• Singular matrix

A square matrix with zero determinant

• Solve by elimination or substitution

Methods for solving systems of linear equations.

• Sum of two vectors

<u1, u2> + <v1, v2> = <u1 + v1, u2 + v2> <u1 + v1, u2 + v2, u3 + v3>

• Trichotomy property

For real numbers a and b, exactly one of the following is true: a < b, a = b , or a > b.

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