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Solutions for Chapter 8-2: Critical Points and Points of Inflection

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Solutions for Chapter 8-2: Critical Points and Points of Inflection

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Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook

If u < v , then u + w < v + w

• Arcsecant function

See Inverse secant function.

• Compound fraction

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

• Magnitude of an arrow

The magnitude of PQ is the distance between P and Q

• Multiplicative inverse of a complex number

The reciprocal of a + bi, or 1 a + bi = a a2 + b2- ba2 + b2 i

• nth power of a

The number with n factors of a , where n is the exponent and a is the base.

• Order of magnitude (of n)

log n.

• Partial sums

See Sequence of partial sums.

• Polynomial function

A function in which ƒ(x)is a polynomial in x, p. 158.

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

The measure of an angle in radians, or, for a central angle, the ratio of the length of the intercepted arc tothe radius of the circle.

• Real number line

A horizontal line that represents the set of real numbers.

• Resolving a vector

Finding the horizontal and vertical components of a vector.

• Scalar

A real number.

• Semimajor axis

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

• Statute mile

5280 feet.

• Stretch of factor c

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

• Upper bound for real zeros

A number d is an upper bound for the set of real zeros of ƒ if ƒ(x) ? 0 whenever x > d.

• Whole numbers

The numbers 0, 1, 2, 3, ... .

• z-axis

Usually the third dimension in Cartesian space.

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