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Solutions for Chapter 1.2: Applications Involving Linear Equations
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Amplitude
See Sinusoid.

Arccotangent function
See Inverse cotangent function.

Chord of a conic
A line segment with endpoints on the conic

Closed interval
An interval that includes its endpoints

Confounding variable
A third variable that affects either of two variables being studied, making inferences about causation unreliable

Coordinate(s) of a point
The number associated with a point on a number line, or the ordered pair associated with a point in the Cartesian coordinate plane, or the ordered triple associated with a point in the Cartesian threedimensional space

Degree
Unit of measurement (represented by the symbol ) for angles or arcs, equal to 1/360 of a complete revolution

Double inequality
A statement that describes a bounded interval, such as 3 ? x < 5

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

Exponential growth function
Growth modeled by ƒ(x) = a ? b a > 0, b > 1 .

Identity function
The function ƒ(x) = x.

Implicitly defined function
A function that is a subset of a relation defined by an equation in x and y.

Implied domain
The domain of a function’s algebraic expression.

Inferential statistics
Using the science of statistics to make inferences about the parameters in a population from a sample.

Length of an arrow
See Magnitude of an arrow.

Permutation
An arrangement of elements of a set, in which order is important.

Randomization
The principle of experimental design that makes it possible to use the laws of probability when making inferences.

Range of a function
The set of all output values corresponding to elements in the domain.

Sequence
See Finite sequence, Infinite sequence.

zcoordinate
The directed distance from the xyplane to a point in space, or the third number in an ordered triple.