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Solutions for Chapter 2.3: The Precise Definition of a Limit
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Solutions for Chapter 2.3: The Precise Definition of a Limit
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With a precise definition, we can avoid misunderstandings, prove the limit properties given in the preceding section, and establish many important limits.
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Absolute value of a vector
See Magnitude of a vector.

Blind experiment
An experiment in which subjects do not know if they have been given an active treatment or a placebo

equation of an ellipse
(x  h2) a2 + (y  k)2 b2 = 1 or (y  k)2 a2 + (x  h)2 b2 = 1

Geometric series
A series whose terms form a geometric sequence.

Increasing on an interval
A function ƒ is increasing on an interval I if, for any two points in I, a positive change in x results in a positive change in.

Initial point
See Arrow.

Mode of a data set
The category or number that occurs most frequently in the set.

Onetoone rule of exponents
x = y if and only if bx = by.

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

Principal nth root
If bn = a, then b is an nth root of a. If bn = a and a and b have the same sign, b is the principal nth root of a (see Radical), p. 508.

Quadratic formula
The formula x = b 2b2  4ac2a used to solve ax 2 + bx + c = 0.

Random behavior
Behavior that is determined only by the laws of probability.

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.

Rectangular coordinate system
See Cartesian coordinate system.

Resistant measure
A statistical measure that does not change much in response to outliers.

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

Sum of an infinite geometric series
Sn = a 1  r , r 6 1

Sum of two vectors
<u1, u2> + <v1, v2> = <u1 + v1, u2 + v2> <u1 + v1, u2 + v2, u3 + v3>

Triangular number
A number that is a sum of the arithmetic series 1 + 2 + 3 + ... + n for some natural number n.

Xscl
The scale of the tick marks on the xaxis in a viewing window.