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# Solutions for Chapter 1.2: Mathematical Models: A Catalog of Essential Functions

## Full solutions for Calculus, | 5th Edition

ISBN: 9780534393397

Solutions for Chapter 1.2: Mathematical Models: A Catalog of Essential Functions

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Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
• Annual percentage yield (APY)

The rate that would give the same return if interest were computed just once a year

• Combination

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

• Commutative properties

a + b = b + a ab = ba

• Cone

See Right circular cone.

• Convergence of a sequence

A sequence {an} converges to a if limn: q an = a

• Conversion factor

A ratio equal to 1, used for unit conversion

• Exponential regression

A procedure for fitting an exponential function to a set of data.

• Frequency table (in statistics)

A table showing frequencies.

• Magnitude of an arrow

The magnitude of PQ is the distance between P and Q

• Mean (of a set of data)

The sum of all the data divided by the total number of items

• Probability simulation

A numerical simulation of a probability experiment in which assigned numbers appear with the same probabilities as the outcomes of the experiment.

The formula x = -b 2b2 - 4ac2a used to solve ax 2 + bx + c = 0.

• Quantitative variable

A variable (in statistics) that takes on numerical values for a characteristic being measured.

• Reflection across the x-axis

x, y and (x,-y) are reflections of each other across the x-axis.

• Scatter plot

A plot of all the ordered pairs of a two-variable data set on a coordinate plane.

• Solution of a system in two variables

An ordered pair of real numbers that satisfies all of the equations or inequalities in the system

• Solve by substitution

Method for solving systems of linear equations.

• Term of a polynomial (function)

An expression of the form anxn in a polynomial (function).

• Vertical stretch or shrink

See Stretch, Shrink.

• x-axis

Usually the horizontal coordinate line in a Cartesian coordinate system with positive direction to the right,.

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