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Solutions for Chapter 8: Sequences, Series, and Probability

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 8: Sequences, Series, and Probability

Solutions for Chapter 8
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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 textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Precalculus With Limits A Graphing Approach, edition: 5. Chapter 8: Sequences, Series, and Probability includes 174 full step-by-step solutions. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Precalculus With Limits A Graphing Approach was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780618851522. Since 174 problems in chapter 8: Sequences, Series, and Probability have been answered, more than 44579 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter.

Key Math Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Adjacency matrix of a graph.

    Square matrix with aij = 1 when there is an edge from node i to node j; otherwise aij = O. A = AT when edges go both ways (undirected). Adjacency matrix of a graph. Square matrix with aij = 1 when there is an edge from node i to node j; otherwise aij = O. A = AT when edges go both ways (undirected).

  • Big formula for n by n determinants.

    Det(A) is a sum of n! terms. For each term: Multiply one entry from each row and column of A: rows in order 1, ... , nand column order given by a permutation P. Each of the n! P 's has a + or - sign.

  • Column picture of Ax = b.

    The vector b becomes a combination of the columns of A. The system is solvable only when b is in the column space C (A).

  • 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.

  • 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].

  • Four Fundamental Subspaces C (A), N (A), C (AT), N (AT).

    Use AT for complex A.

  • Hankel matrix H.

    Constant along each antidiagonal; hij depends on i + j.

  • Hilbert matrix hilb(n).

    Entries HU = 1/(i + j -1) = Jd X i- 1 xj-1dx. Positive definite but extremely small Amin and large condition number: H is ill-conditioned.

  • Inverse matrix A-I.

    Square matrix with A-I A = I and AA-l = I. No inverse if det A = 0 and rank(A) < n and Ax = 0 for a nonzero vector x. The inverses of AB and AT are B-1 A-I and (A-I)T. Cofactor formula (A-l)ij = Cji! detA.

  • Krylov subspace Kj(A, b).

    The subspace spanned by b, Ab, ... , Aj-Ib. Numerical methods approximate A -I b by x j with residual b - Ax j in this subspace. A good basis for K j requires only multiplication by A at each step.

  • lA-II = l/lAI and IATI = IAI.

    The big formula for det(A) has a sum of n! terms, the cofactor formula uses determinants of size n - 1, volume of box = I det( A) I.

  • Markov matrix M.

    All mij > 0 and each column sum is 1. Largest eigenvalue A = 1. If mij > 0, the columns of Mk approach the steady state eigenvector M s = s > O.

  • Nullspace N (A)

    = All solutions to Ax = O. Dimension n - r = (# columns) - rank.

  • Orthonormal vectors q 1 , ... , q n·

    Dot products are q T q j = 0 if i =1= j and q T q i = 1. The matrix Q with these orthonormal columns has Q T Q = I. If m = n then Q T = Q -1 and q 1 ' ... , q n is an orthonormal basis for Rn : every v = L (v T q j )q j •

  • Row picture of Ax = b.

    Each equation gives a plane in Rn; the planes intersect at x.

  • Saddle point of I(x}, ... ,xn ).

    A point where the first derivatives of I are zero and the second derivative matrix (a2 II aXi ax j = Hessian matrix) is indefinite.

  • Singular matrix A.

    A square matrix that has no inverse: det(A) = o.

  • Transpose matrix AT.

    Entries AL = Ajj. AT is n by In, AT A is square, symmetric, positive semidefinite. The transposes of AB and A-I are BT AT and (AT)-I.

  • Vector addition.

    v + w = (VI + WI, ... , Vn + Wn ) = diagonal of parallelogram.

  • Volume of box.

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

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