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Solutions for Chapter 2.2: Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree

Precalculus With Limits A Graphing Approach | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780618851522 | Authors: Ron Larson Robert Hostetler, Bruce H. Edwards, David C. Falvo (Contributor)

Full solutions for Precalculus With Limits A Graphing Approach | 5th Edition

ISBN: 9780618851522

Precalculus With Limits A Graphing Approach | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780618851522 | Authors: Ron Larson Robert Hostetler, Bruce H. Edwards, David C. Falvo (Contributor)

Solutions for Chapter 2.2: Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree

Solutions for Chapter 2.2
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Textbook: Precalculus With Limits A Graphing Approach
Edition: 5
Author: Ron Larson Robert Hostetler, Bruce H. Edwards, David C. Falvo (Contributor)
ISBN: 9780618851522

This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Since 117 problems in chapter 2.2: Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree have been answered, more than 36196 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. Precalculus With Limits A Graphing Approach was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780618851522. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Precalculus With Limits A Graphing Approach, edition: 5. Chapter 2.2: Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree includes 117 full step-by-step solutions.

Key Math Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Associative Law (AB)C = A(BC).

    Parentheses can be removed to leave ABC.

  • Back substitution.

    Upper triangular systems are solved in reverse order Xn to Xl.

  • Basis for V.

    Independent vectors VI, ... , v d whose linear combinations give each vector in V as v = CIVI + ... + CdVd. V has many bases, each basis gives unique c's. A vector space has many bases!

  • Commuting matrices AB = BA.

    If diagonalizable, they share n eigenvectors.

  • Complex conjugate

    z = a - ib for any complex number z = a + ib. Then zz = Iz12.

  • Diagonalizable matrix A.

    Must have n independent eigenvectors (in the columns of S; automatic with n different eigenvalues). Then S-I AS = A = eigenvalue matrix.

  • Dot product = Inner product x T y = XI Y 1 + ... + Xn Yn.

    Complex dot product is x T Y . Perpendicular vectors have x T y = O. (AB)ij = (row i of A)T(column j of B).

  • Fibonacci numbers

    0,1,1,2,3,5, ... satisfy Fn = Fn-l + Fn- 2 = (A7 -A~)I()q -A2). Growth rate Al = (1 + .J5) 12 is the largest eigenvalue of the Fibonacci matrix [ } A].

  • Fundamental Theorem.

    The nullspace N (A) and row space C (AT) are orthogonal complements in Rn(perpendicular from Ax = 0 with dimensions rand n - r). Applied to AT, the column space C(A) is the orthogonal complement of N(AT) in Rm.

  • Identity matrix I (or In).

    Diagonal entries = 1, off-diagonal entries = 0.

  • Nilpotent matrix N.

    Some power of N is the zero matrix, N k = o. The only eigenvalue is A = 0 (repeated n times). Examples: triangular matrices with zero diagonal.

  • Normal matrix.

    If N NT = NT N, then N has orthonormal (complex) eigenvectors.

  • Nullspace matrix N.

    The columns of N are the n - r special solutions to As = O.

  • Orthogonal subspaces.

    Every v in V is orthogonal to every w in W.

  • Pascal matrix

    Ps = pascal(n) = the symmetric matrix with binomial entries (i1~;2). Ps = PL Pu all contain Pascal's triangle with det = 1 (see Pascal in the index).

  • Row space C (AT) = all combinations of rows of A.

    Column vectors by convention.

  • Spectrum of A = the set of eigenvalues {A I, ... , An}.

    Spectral radius = max of IAi I.

  • Trace of A

    = sum of diagonal entries = sum of eigenvalues of A. Tr AB = Tr BA.

  • Tridiagonal matrix T: tij = 0 if Ii - j I > 1.

    T- 1 has rank 1 above and below diagonal.

  • Volume of box.

    The rows (or the columns) of A generate a box with volume I det(A) I.

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