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# Solutions for Chapter 3-2: Divided Differences

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Solutions for Chapter 3-2: Divided Differences

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Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
• Angle of elevation

The acute angle formed by the line of sight (upward) and the horizontal

• artesian coordinate system

An association between the points in a plane and ordered pairs of real numbers; or an association between the points in three-dimensional space and ordered triples of real numbers

• Boxplot (or box-and-whisker plot)

A graph that displays a five-number summary

• Coefficient

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

• Cofunction identity

An identity that relates the sine, secant, or tangent to the cosine, cosecant, or cotangent, respectively

• Conversion factor

A ratio equal to 1, used for unit conversion

• Expanded form of a series

A series written explicitly as a sum of terms (not in summation notation).

• Integers

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

• Inverse cosine function

The function y = cos-1 x

• kth term of a sequence

The kth expression in the sequence

• Leibniz notation

The notation dy/dx for the derivative of ƒ.

• nth power of a

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

• Opens upward or downward

A parabola y = ax 2 + bx + c opens upward if a > 0 and opens downward if a < 0.

• Ordinary annuity

An annuity in which deposits are made at the same time interest is posted.

• Paraboloid of revolution

A surface generated by rotating a parabola about its line of symmetry.

• Simple harmonic motion

Motion described by d = a sin wt or d = a cos wt

• Square matrix

A matrix whose number of rows equals the number of columns.

• Sum of a finite geometric series

Sn = a111 - r n 2 1 - r

• Symmetric property of equality

If a = b, then b = a

• Tangent line of ƒ at x = a

The line through (a, ƒ(a)) with slope ƒ'(a) provided ƒ'(a) exists.

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