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# Solutions for Chapter 11: POLYNOMIAL AND RATIONAL FUNCTIONS ## Full solutions for Functions Modeling Change: A Preparation for Calculus | 4th Edition

ISBN: 9780470484753 Solutions for Chapter 11: POLYNOMIAL AND RATIONAL FUNCTIONS

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Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
• Arcsecant function

See Inverse secant function.

• Cardioid

A limaçon whose polar equation is r = a ± a sin ?, or r = a ± a cos ?, where a > 0.

• Coefficient

The real number multiplied by the variable(s) in a polynomial term

• Common logarithm

A logarithm with base 10.

• Cosecant

The function y = csc x

• Equally likely outcomes

Outcomes of an experiment that have the same probability of occurring.

• Graph of a relation

The set of all points in the coordinate plane corresponding to the ordered pairs of the relation.

• Interval notation

Notation used to specify intervals, pp. 4, 5.

• Inverse secant function

The function y = sec-1 x

• Multiplicative inverse of a real number

The reciprocal of b, or 1/b, b Z 0

• Negative numbers

Real numbers shown to the left of the origin on a number line.

• Number line graph of a linear inequality

The graph of the solutions of a linear inequality (in x) on a number line

• Order of an m x n matrix

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

• Polar axis

See Polar coordinate system.

• Reflection across the x-axis

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

• Solution of an equation or inequality

A value of the variable (or values of the variables) for which the equation or inequality is true

• Solve by substitution

Method for solving systems of linear equations.

• Transpose of a matrix

The matrix AT obtained by interchanging the rows and columns of A.

• Vertical stretch or shrink

See Stretch, Shrink.

• 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.

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