 2.1.1: A tank holds 1000 gallons of water, which drains from the bottom of...
 2.1.2: A cardiac monitor is used to measure the heart rate of a patient af...
 2.1.3: The point Ps2, 21d lies on the curve y 1ys1 2 xd. (a) If Q is the p...
 2.1.4: The point Ps0.5, 0d lies on the curve y cos x. (a) If Q is the poin...
 2.1.5: If a ball is thrown into the air with a velocity of 40 ftys, its he...
 2.1.6: If a rock is thrown upward on the planet Mars with a velocity of 10...
 2.1.7: The table shows the position of a motorcyclist after accelerating f...
 2.1.8: The displacement (in centimeters) of a particle moving back and for...
 2.1.9: The point Ps1, 0d lies on the curve y sins10yxd. (a) If Q is the po...
Solutions for Chapter 2.1: The Tangent and Velocity Problems
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Solutions for Chapter 2.1: The Tangent and Velocity Problems
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Central angle
An angle whose vertex is the center of a circle

Continuous function
A function that is continuous on its entire domain

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

Infinite discontinuity at x = a
limx:a + x a ƒ(x) = q6 or limx:a  ƒ(x) = q.

Linear regression line
The line for which the sum of the squares of the residuals is the smallest possible

Logarithmic regression
See Natural logarithmic regression

Natural exponential function
The function ƒ1x2 = ex.

Normal curve
The graph of ƒ(x) = ex2/2

Quotient polynomial
See Division algorithm for polynomials.

Range screen
See Viewing window.

Relevant domain
The portion of the domain applicable to the situation being modeled.

Remainder polynomial
See Division algorithm for polynomials.

Richter scale
A logarithmic scale used in measuring the intensity of an earthquake.

Sequence of partial sums
The sequence {Sn} , where Sn is the nth partial sum of the series, that is, the sum of the first n terms of the series.

Slope
Ratio change in y/change in x

Standard form: equation of a circle
(x  h)2 + (y  k2) = r 2

Sum of functions
(ƒ + g)(x) = ƒ(x) + g(x)

System
A set of equations or inequalities.

Xmin
The xvalue of the left side of the viewing window,.

xzplane
The points x, 0, z in Cartesian space.