 72.Q1: Sketch: y = ex
 72.Q2: Sketch: y = ex
 72.Q3: Sketch: y = ln x
 72.Q4: Sketch: y = x2
 72.Q5: Sketch: y = x3
 72.Q6: Sketch: y = 1/x
 72.Q7: Sketch: y = x
 72.Q8: Sketch: y = 3
 72.Q9: Sketch: x = 4
 72.Q10: Sketch: y = 3 x
 72.1: Bacteria Problem: Bacteria in a lab culture (Figure 72c) grow in s...
 72.2: Nitrogen17 Problem: When a watercooled nuclear power plant is in ...
 72.3: Chemical Reaction Problem: Suppose that a rare substance called cal...
 72.4: Car TradeIn Problem: Major purchases, like cars, depreciate in val...
 72.5: Biological HalfLife Problem: While working, you accidentally inhal...
 72.6: Carbon14 Dating Problem: Carbon14 is an isotope of carbon that fo...
 72.7: Compound Interest I: Banks compound interest on savings continuousl...
 72.8: Compound Interest II: If interest in a savings account is compounde...
 72.9: Negative Initial Condition Problem: Suppose that the differential e...
 72.10: Initial Condition Not x = 0 Problem: Suppose that the differential ...
 72.11: Generalization Problem: In this section you worked problems in whic...
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Amplitude
See Sinusoid.

Causation
A relationship between two variables in which the values of the response variable are directly affected by the values of the explanatory variable

Coefficient of determination
The number r2 or R2 that measures how well a regression curve fits the data

Compound fraction
A fractional expression in which the numerator or denominator may contain fractions

Cone
See Right circular cone.

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

Inverse variation
See Power function.

Leaf
The final digit of a number in a stemplot.

LRAM
A Riemann sum approximation of the area under a curve ƒ(x) from x = a to x = b using x1 as the lefthand endpoint of each subinterval

Monomial function
A polynomial with exactly one term.

Numerical model
A model determined by analyzing numbers or data in order to gain insight into a phenomenon, p. 64.

Reciprocal function
The function ƒ(x) = 1x

Repeated zeros
Zeros of multiplicity ? 2 (see Multiplicity).

Sample standard deviation
The standard deviation computed using only a sample of the entire population.

Sequence
See Finite sequence, Infinite sequence.

Standard representation of a vector
A representative arrow with its initial point at the origin

Subtraction
a  b = a + (b)

Triangular number
A number that is a sum of the arithmetic series 1 + 2 + 3 + ... + n for some natural number n.

Vector equation for a line in space
The line through P0(x 0, y0, z0) in the direction of the nonzero vector V = <a, b, c> has vector equation r = r0 + tv , where r = <x,y,z>.

Zero vector
The vector <0,0> or <0,0,0>.