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Solutions for Chapter 10: Radical Expressions and Triangles

Algebra 1, Student Edition (MERRILL ALGEBRA 1) | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9780078738227 | Authors: Berchie Holliday, Gilbert J. Cuevas, Beatrice Luchin, Ruth M. Casey, Linda M. Hayek, John A. Carter, Daniel Marks, Roger Day, & 2 more

Full solutions for Algebra 1, Student Edition (MERRILL ALGEBRA 1) | 1st Edition

ISBN: 9780078738227

Algebra 1, Student Edition (MERRILL ALGEBRA 1) | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9780078738227 | Authors: Berchie Holliday, Gilbert J. Cuevas, Beatrice Luchin, Ruth M. Casey, Linda M. Hayek, John A. Carter, Daniel Marks, Roger Day, & 2 more

Solutions for Chapter 10: Radical Expressions and Triangles

Solutions for Chapter 10
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Textbook: Algebra 1, Student Edition (MERRILL ALGEBRA 1)
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Author: Berchie Holliday, Gilbert J. Cuevas, Beatrice Luchin, Ruth M. Casey, Linda M. Hayek, John A. Carter, Daniel Marks, Roger Day, & 2 more
ISBN: 9780078738227

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  • Affine transformation

    Tv = Av + Vo = linear transformation plus shift.

  • Characteristic equation det(A - AI) = O.

    The n roots are the eigenvalues of A.

  • Covariance matrix:E.

    When random variables Xi have mean = average value = 0, their covariances "'£ ij are the averages of XiX j. With means Xi, the matrix :E = mean of (x - x) (x - x) T is positive (semi)definite; :E is diagonal if the Xi are independent.

  • Determinant IAI = det(A).

    Defined by det I = 1, sign reversal for row exchange, and linearity in each row. Then IAI = 0 when A is singular. Also IABI = IAIIBI and

  • Diagonal matrix D.

    dij = 0 if i #- j. Block-diagonal: zero outside square blocks Du.

  • 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.

  • Full column rank r = n.

    Independent columns, N(A) = {O}, no free variables.

  • Graph G.

    Set of n nodes connected pairwise by m edges. A complete graph has all n(n - 1)/2 edges between nodes. A tree has only n - 1 edges and no closed loops.

  • Hessenberg matrix H.

    Triangular matrix with one extra nonzero adjacent diagonal.

  • Least squares solution X.

    The vector x that minimizes the error lie 112 solves AT Ax = ATb. Then e = b - Ax is orthogonal to all columns of A.

  • 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 •

  • Particular solution x p.

    Any solution to Ax = b; often x p has free variables = o.

  • 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).

  • Positive definite matrix A.

    Symmetric matrix with positive eigenvalues and positive pivots. Definition: x T Ax > 0 unless x = O. Then A = LDLT with diag(D» O.

  • Reduced row echelon form R = rref(A).

    Pivots = 1; zeros above and below pivots; the r nonzero rows of R give a basis for the row space of A.

  • Schwarz inequality

    Iv·wl < IIvll IIwll.Then IvTAwl2 < (vT Av)(wT Aw) for pos def A.

  • Special solutions to As = O.

    One free variable is Si = 1, other free variables = o.

  • Standard basis for Rn.

    Columns of n by n identity matrix (written i ,j ,k in R3).

  • Triangle inequality II u + v II < II u II + II v II.

    For matrix norms II A + B II < II A II + II B II·

  • Vector space V.

    Set of vectors such that all combinations cv + d w remain within V. Eight required rules are given in Section 3.1 for scalars c, d and vectors v, w.

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