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Solutions for Chapter 9.7: PROBABILITY

College Algebra | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9781938168383 | Authors: Jay Abramson

Full solutions for College Algebra | 1st Edition

ISBN: 9781938168383

College Algebra | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9781938168383 | Authors: Jay Abramson

Solutions for Chapter 9.7: PROBABILITY

Solutions for Chapter 9.7
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Textbook: College Algebra
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Author: Jay Abramson
ISBN: 9781938168383

College Algebra was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9781938168383. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: College Algebra, edition: 1. Since 60 problems in chapter 9.7: PROBABILITY have been answered, more than 25921 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. Chapter 9.7: PROBABILITY includes 60 full step-by-step solutions.

Key Math Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Back substitution.

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

  • Cramer's Rule for Ax = b.

    B j has b replacing column j of A; x j = det B j I det A

  • Eigenvalue A and eigenvector x.

    Ax = AX with x#-O so det(A - AI) = o.

  • Fast Fourier Transform (FFT).

    A factorization of the Fourier matrix Fn into e = log2 n matrices Si times a permutation. Each Si needs only nl2 multiplications, so Fnx and Fn-1c can be computed with ne/2 multiplications. Revolutionary.

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

    Use AT for complex A.

  • Free variable Xi.

    Column i has no pivot in elimination. We can give the n - r free variables any values, then Ax = b determines the r pivot variables (if solvable!).

  • Hermitian matrix A H = AT = A.

    Complex analog a j i = aU of a symmetric matrix.

  • Hypercube matrix pl.

    Row n + 1 counts corners, edges, faces, ... of a cube in Rn.

  • Incidence matrix of a directed graph.

    The m by n edge-node incidence matrix has a row for each edge (node i to node j), with entries -1 and 1 in columns i and j .

  • Independent vectors VI, .. " vk.

    No combination cl VI + ... + qVk = zero vector unless all ci = O. If the v's are the columns of A, the only solution to Ax = 0 is x = o.

  • 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.

  • Length II x II.

    Square root of x T x (Pythagoras in n dimensions).

  • Minimal polynomial of A.

    The lowest degree polynomial with meA) = zero matrix. This is peA) = det(A - AI) if no eigenvalues are repeated; always meA) divides peA).

  • Projection p = a(aTblaTa) onto the line through a.

    P = aaT laTa has rank l.

  • Singular matrix A.

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

  • Stiffness matrix

    If x gives the movements of the nodes, K x gives the internal forces. K = ATe A where C has spring constants from Hooke's Law and Ax = stretching.

  • Symmetric factorizations A = LDLT and A = QAQT.

    Signs in A = signs in D.

  • Symmetric matrix A.

    The transpose is AT = A, and aU = a ji. A-I is also symmetric.

  • Unitary matrix UH = U T = U-I.

    Orthonormal columns (complex analog of Q).

  • Vector v in Rn.

    Sequence of n real numbers v = (VI, ... , Vn) = point in Rn.

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