# Solutions for Chapter 4.6: OPTIMIZATION PROBLEMS ## Full solutions for Single Variable Calculus: Concepts and Contexts (Stewart's Calculus Series) | 4th Edition

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Single Variable Calculus: Concepts and Contexts (Stewart's Calculus Series) was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780495559726. Chapter 4.6: OPTIMIZATION PROBLEMS includes 62 full step-by-step solutions. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Single Variable Calculus: Concepts and Contexts (Stewart's Calculus Series), edition: 4. Since 62 problems in chapter 4.6: OPTIMIZATION PROBLEMS have been answered, more than 9752 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter.

Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
• Direction angle of a vector

The angle that the vector makes with the positive x-axis

• Elimination method

A method of solving a system of linear equations

• Half-life

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

• Inverse properties

a + 1-a2 = 0, a # 1a

• Matrix, m x n

A rectangular array of m rows and n columns of real numbers

• Minor axis

The perpendicular bisector of the major axis of an ellipse with endpoints on the ellipse.

• Negative linear correlation

See Linear correlation.

• Piecewise-defined function

A function whose domain is divided into several parts with a different function rule applied to each part, p. 104.

• Polynomial function

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

• Random numbers

Numbers that can be used by researchers to simulate randomness in scientific studies (they are usually obtained from lengthy tables of decimal digits that have been generated by verifiably random natural phenomena).

• Rational function

Function of the form ƒ(x)/g(x) where ƒ(x) and g(x) are polynomials and g(x) is not the zero polynomial.

• Rigid transformation

A transformation that leaves the basic shape of a graph unchanged.

• Root of an equation

A solution.

• Sample standard deviation

The standard deviation computed using only a sample of the entire population.

• Scalar

A real number.

• Solve an equation or inequality

To find all solutions of the equation or inequality

• Solve by substitution

Method for solving systems of linear equations.

• Sphere

A set of points in Cartesian space equally distant from a fixed point called the center.

• Time plot

A line graph in which time is measured on the horizontal axis.

• Wrapping function

The function that associates points on the unit circle with points on the real number line

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