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# Solutions for Chapter 8.3: The Area of a Triangle ## Full solutions for Algebra and Trigonometry, | 3rd Edition

ISBN: 9780840068132 Solutions for Chapter 8.3: The Area of a Triangle

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Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
• Absolute maximum

A value ƒ(c) is an absolute maximum value of ƒ if ƒ(c) ? ƒ(x) for all x in the domain of ƒ.

• Absolute minimum

A value ƒ(c) is an absolute minimum value of ƒ if ƒ(c) ? ƒ(x)for all x in the domain of ƒ.

• Absolute value of a vector

See Magnitude of a vector.

• Arctangent function

See Inverse tangent function.

• Damping factor

The factor Ae-a in an equation such as y = Ae-at cos bt

• Exponential form

An equation written with exponents instead of logarithms.

• Factored form

The left side of u(v + w) = uv + uw.

• Fibonacci sequence

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

• Half-life

The amount of time required for half of a radioactive substance to decay.

• Heron’s formula

The area of ¢ABC with semiperimeter s is given by 2s1s - a21s - b21s - c2.

• Limit to growth

See Logistic growth function.

• Natural numbers

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

• Perihelion

The closest point to the Sun in a planet’s orbit.

• Random variable

A function that assigns real-number values to the outcomes in a sample space.

• Right-hand limit of ƒ at x a

The limit of ƒ as x approaches a from the right.

• Row echelon form

A matrix in which rows consisting of all 0’s occur only at the bottom of the matrix, the first nonzero entry in any row with nonzero entries is 1, and the leading 1’s move to the right as we move down the rows.

• Semiminor axis

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

• Subtraction

a - b = a + (-b)

• Venn diagram

A visualization of the relationships among events within a sample space.

• Weighted mean

A mean calculated in such a way that some elements of the data set have higher weights (that is, are counted more strongly in determining the mean) than others.

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