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# Solutions for Chapter 11: Conic Sections

## Full solutions for Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus (Standalone Book) | 7th Edition

ISBN: 9781305071759

Solutions for Chapter 11: Conic Sections

Solutions for Chapter 11
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This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Since 80 problems in chapter 11: Conic Sections have been answered, more than 5455 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus (Standalone Book), edition: 7. Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus (Standalone Book) was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9781305071759. Chapter 11: Conic Sections includes 80 full step-by-step solutions.

Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
• Ambiguous case

The case in which two sides and a nonincluded angle can determine two different triangles

• Annuity

A sequence of equal periodic payments.

• Boundary

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

• Cosine

The function y = cos x

• Equation

A statement of equality between two expressions.

• General form (of a line)

Ax + By + C = 0, where A and B are not both zero.

• Graph of an inequality in x and y

The set of all points in the coordinate plane corresponding to the solutions x, y of the inequality.

• Identity matrix

A square matrix with 1’s in the main diagonal and 0’s elsewhere, p. 534.

• Independent events

Events A and B such that P(A and B) = P(A)P(B)

• Leibniz notation

The notation dy/dx for the derivative of ƒ.

• Length of a vector

See Magnitude of a vector.

• Line graph

A graph of data in which consecutive data points are connected by line segments

• Linear programming problem

A method of solving certain problems involving maximizing or minimizing a function of two variables (called an objective function) subject to restrictions (called constraints)

• Negative numbers

Real numbers shown to the left of the origin on a number line.

• Open interval

An interval that does not include its endpoints.

• Present value of an annuity T

he net amount of your money put into an annuity.

• Projection of u onto v

The vector projv u = au # vƒvƒb2v

• Trigonometric form of a complex number

r(cos ? + i sin ?)

• Vertex of a parabola

The point of intersection of a parabola and its line of symmetry.

• Weights

See Weighted mean.

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