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Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
• Compound interest

Interest that becomes part of the investment

• Cubic

A degree 3 polynomial function

• Domain of a function

The set of all input values for a function

• Endpoint of an interval

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

• Equal matrices

Matrices that have the same order and equal corresponding elements.

• Frequency distribution

See Frequency table.

• Horizontal shrink or stretch

See Shrink, stretch.

• Initial value of a function

ƒ 0.

• 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.

• Order of an m x n matrix

The order of an m x n matrix is m x n.

• Polynomial interpolation

The process of fitting a polynomial of degree n to (n + 1) points.

• Power regression

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

• Reflection across the x-axis

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

• Rigid transformation

A transformation that leaves the basic shape of a graph unchanged.

• Standard form of a polar equation of a conic

r = ke 1 e cos ? or r = ke 1 e sin ? ,

• Tangent line of ƒ at x = a

The line through (a, ƒ(a)) with slope ƒ'(a) provided ƒ'(a) exists.

• Terminal point

See Arrow.

• Terms of a sequence

The range elements of a sequence.

• x-coordinate

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

• Yscl

The scale of the tick marks on the y-axis in a viewing window.

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