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# Solutions for Chapter 5-2: Linear Approximations and Differentials

## Full solutions for Calculus: Concepts and Applications | 2nd Edition

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Solutions for Chapter 5-2: Linear Approximations and Differentials

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Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
• Angle of depression

The acute angle formed by the line of sight (downward) and the horizontal

• Annuity

A sequence of equal periodic payments.

• Combinatorics

A branch of mathematics related to determining the number of elements of a set or the number of ways objects can be arranged or combined

• Elementary row operations

The following three row operations: Multiply all elements of a row by a nonzero constant; interchange two rows; and add a multiple of one row to another row

• Endpoint of an interval

A real number that represents one “end” of an interval.

• Explicitly defined sequence

A sequence in which the kth term is given as a function of k.

• Fibonacci sequence

The sequence 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, . . ..

• Inequality symbol or

<,>,<,>.

• Inverse of a matrix

The inverse of a square matrix A, if it exists, is a matrix B, such that AB = BA = I , where I is an identity matrix.

• Limit to growth

See Logistic growth function.

• Matrix, m x n

A rectangular array of m rows and n columns of real numbers

• Measure of an angle

The number of degrees or radians in an angle

• Opens upward or downward

A parabola y = ax 2 + bx + c opens upward if a > 0 and opens downward if a < 0.

• Parametrization

A set of parametric equations for a curve.

• Residual

The difference y1 - (ax 1 + b), where (x1, y1)is a point in a scatter plot and y = ax + b is a line that fits the set of data.

• Semiminor axis

The distance from the center of an ellipse to a point on the ellipse along a line perpendicular to the major axis.

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

• Triangular form

A special form for a system of linear equations that facilitates finding the solution.

• xz-plane

The points x, 0, z in Cartesian space.

• y-coordinate

The directed distance from the x-axis xz-plane to a point in a plane (space), or the second number in an ordered pair (triple), pp. 12, 629.

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