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Solutions for Chapter P.4: Polynomials

College Algebra | 6th Edition | ISBN: 9780321782281 | Authors: Robert F. Blitzer

Full solutions for College Algebra | 6th Edition

ISBN: 9780321782281

College Algebra | 6th Edition | ISBN: 9780321782281 | Authors: Robert F. Blitzer

Solutions for Chapter P.4: Polynomials

Solutions for Chapter P.4
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Textbook: College Algebra
Edition: 6
Author: Robert F. Blitzer
ISBN: 9780321782281

Since 117 problems in chapter P.4: Polynomials have been answered, more than 37147 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: College Algebra , edition: 6. Chapter P.4: Polynomials includes 117 full step-by-step solutions. College Algebra was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321782281. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions.

Key Math Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Affine transformation

    Tv = Av + Vo = linear transformation plus shift.

  • Back substitution.

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

  • Cofactor Cij.

    Remove row i and column j; multiply the determinant by (-I)i + j •

  • 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

  • Diagonalization

    A = S-1 AS. A = eigenvalue matrix and S = eigenvector matrix of A. A must have n independent eigenvectors to make S invertible. All Ak = SA k S-I.

  • Echelon matrix U.

    The first nonzero entry (the pivot) in each row comes in a later column than the pivot in the previous row. All zero rows come last.

  • Exponential eAt = I + At + (At)2 12! + ...

    has derivative AeAt; eAt u(O) solves u' = Au.

  • Jordan form 1 = M- 1 AM.

    If A has s independent eigenvectors, its "generalized" eigenvector matrix M gives 1 = diag(lt, ... , 1s). The block his Akh +Nk where Nk has 1 's on diagonall. Each block has one eigenvalue Ak and one eigenvector.

  • Left inverse A+.

    If A has full column rank n, then A+ = (AT A)-I AT has A+ A = In.

  • Multiplicities AM and G M.

    The algebraic multiplicity A M of A is the number of times A appears as a root of det(A - AI) = O. The geometric multiplicity GM is the number of independent eigenvectors for A (= dimension of the eigenspace).

  • Network.

    A directed graph that has constants Cl, ... , Cm associated with the edges.

  • Outer product uv T

    = column times row = rank one matrix.

  • Permutation matrix P.

    There are n! orders of 1, ... , n. The n! P 's have the rows of I in those orders. P A puts the rows of A in the same order. P is even or odd (det P = 1 or -1) based on the number of row exchanges to reach I.

  • Polar decomposition A = Q H.

    Orthogonal Q times positive (semi)definite H.

  • Schur complement S, D - C A -} B.

    Appears in block elimination on [~ g ].

  • Skew-symmetric matrix K.

    The transpose is -K, since Kij = -Kji. Eigenvalues are pure imaginary, eigenvectors are orthogonal, eKt is an orthogonal matrix.

  • Special solutions to As = O.

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

  • Subspace S of V.

    Any vector space inside V, including V and Z = {zero vector only}.

  • 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·

  • Wavelets Wjk(t).

    Stretch and shift the time axis to create Wjk(t) = woo(2j t - k).

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