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# Solutions for Chapter 17.1: Second-Order Linear Equations ## Full solutions for Calculus, | 5th Edition

ISBN: 9780534393397 Solutions for Chapter 17.1: Second-Order Linear Equations

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Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
• Anchor

See Mathematical induction.

• Boundary

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

• Compound interest

Interest that becomes part of the investment

• equation of a hyperbola

(x - h)2 a2 - (y - k)2 b2 = 1 or (y - k)2 a2 - (x - h)2 b2 = 1

• Heron’s formula

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

• Hypotenuse

Side opposite the right angle in a right triangle.

• Measure of an angle

The number of degrees or radians in an angle

• Mode of a data set

The category or number that occurs most frequently in the set.

• Parallelogram representation of vector addition

Geometric representation of vector addition using the parallelogram determined by the position vectors.

• Pole

See Polar coordinate system.

• Probability distribution

The collection of probabilities of outcomes in a sample space assigned by a probability function.

• 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

• Rational function

Function of the form ƒ(x)/g(x) where ƒ(x) and g(x) are polynomials and g(x) is not the zero polynomial.

• Reciprocal of a real number

See Multiplicative inverse of a real number.

• Row operations

See Elementary row operations.

• Semimajor axis

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

• Shrink of factor c

A transformation of a graph obtained by multiplying all the x-coordinates (horizontal shrink) by the constant 1/c or all of the y-coordinates (vertical shrink) by the constant c, 0 < c < 1.

• Term of a polynomial (function)

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

• Velocity

A vector that specifies the motion of an object in terms of its speed and direction.

• x-axis

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

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