 18.R.1: Punctured Tire Problem: For parts ad, suppose that your car runs ov...
 18.R.2: For parts ae, name the kind of function for each equation given. a....
 18.R.3: a. For functions f and g in Figure 18g, identify how the preimage...
 18.R.4: Height and Weight Problem: For parts ae, the weight of a growing ch...
 18.R.5: Figure 18i shows the graph of f(x) = x2 + 1 in the domain 1 x Figu...
 18.R.6: a. On four copies of y = f(x) in Figure 18k, sketch the graphs of ...
 18.R.7: In Section 17 you started a precalculus journal. In what ways do y...
 18.C.1: Four Transformation Problem: Figure 18l shows a preimage function...
 18.C.2: Sine Function Problem: If you enter y1 = sin (x) on your grapher an...
 18.T.1: For T1T4, name the type of function that each of the graphs shows.
 18.T.2: For T1T4, name the type of function that each of the graphs shows.
 18.T.3: For T1T4, name the type of function that each of the graphs shows.
 18.T.4: For T1T4, name the type of function that each of the graphs shows.
 18.T.5: Which of the functions in T1T4 are onetoone functions? What concl...
 18.T.6: When you turn on the hot water faucet, the time the water has been ...
 18.T.7: For T7 and T8, tell whether the function is odd, even, or neither.
 18.T.8: For T7 and T8, tell whether the function is odd, even, or neither.
 18.T.9: For T9T11, describe how the graph of f (dashed) was transformed to ...
 18.T.10: For T9T11, describe how the graph of f (dashed) was transformed to ...
 18.T.11: For T9T11, describe how the graph of f (dashed) was transformed to ...
 18.T.12: Figure 18o shows the graph of a function, y = f(x). Give the domai...
 18.T.13: For T13T16, sketch the indicated transformations on copies of Figur...
 18.T.14: For T13T16, sketch the indicated transformations on copies of Figur...
 18.T.15: For T13T16, sketch the indicated transformations on copies of Figur...
 18.T.16: For T13T16, sketch the indicated transformations on copies of Figur...
 18.T.17: Explain why the inverse relation in T16 is not a function. T1
 18.T.18: Let f(x) = Let g(x) = x2 Find f(g(3)). Find g(f(3)). Explain why f(...
 18.T.19: Use the absolute value function towrite a single equation for the d...
 18.T.20: Describe how L(x) varies with x. What kind of function is L? T2
 18.T.21: Find L(150). Explain verbally what this number means. T2
 18.T.22: Suppose the wheat crop reduces to 60% of what it would be without t...
 18.T.23: Let y = L(x). Find an equation for y = L1(x). For what kind of calc...
 18.T.24: Find L1(100). Explain the realworld meaning of the answer. T2
 18.T.25: Based on your answer to T24, what would be a reasonable domain and ...
 18.T.26: Plot y1 = L(x) and y2 = L1(x) on the same screen. Use equal scales ...
 18.T.27: How can you tell that the inverse relation is a function? T2
 18.T.28: What did you learn as a result of this test that you didn't know be...
Solutions for Chapter 18: Functions and Mathematical Models
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Solutions for Chapter 18: Functions and Mathematical Models
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Angle between vectors
The angle formed by two nonzero vectors sharing a common initial point

Center
The central point in a circle, ellipse, hyperbola, or sphere

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

Convergence of a series
A series aqk=1 ak converges to a sum S if imn: q ank=1ak = S

Difference of functions
(ƒ  g)(x) = ƒ(x)  g(x)

Discriminant
For the equation ax 2 + bx + c, the expression b2  4ac; for the equation Ax2 + Bxy + Cy2 + Dx + Ey + F = 0, the expression B2  4AC

Division algorithm for polynomials
Given ƒ(x), d(x) ? 0 there are unique polynomials q1x (quotient) and r1x(remainder) ƒ1x2 = d1x2q1x2 + r1x2 with with either r1x2 = 0 or degree of r(x) 6 degree of d1x2

Doubleblind experiment
A blind experiment in which the researcher gathering data from the subjects is not told which subjects have received which treatment

Focal length of a parabola
The directed distance from the vertex to the focus.

Histogram
A graph that visually represents the information in a frequency table using rectangular areas proportional to the frequencies.

Major axis
The line segment through the foci of an ellipse with endpoints on the ellipse

Octants
The eight regions of space determined by the coordinate planes.

Response variable
A variable that is affected by an explanatory variable.

Slopeintercept form (of a line)
y = mx + b

Standard form of a polar equation of a conic
r = ke 1 e cos ? or r = ke 1 e sin ? ,

Symmetric about the yaxis
A graph in which (x, y) is on the graph whenever (x, y) is; or a graph in which (r, ?) or (r, ?, ?) is on the graph whenever (r, ?) is

Third quartile
See Quartile.

Upper bound for real zeros
A number d is an upper bound for the set of real zeros of ƒ if ƒ(x) ? 0 whenever x > d.

Variable
A letter that represents an unspecified number.

Vector equation for a line in space
The line through P0(x 0, y0, z0) in the direction of the nonzero vector V = <a, b, c> has vector equation r = r0 + tv , where r = <x,y,z>.