 Chapter 1: Algebra, Mathematical Models, and Problem Solving
 Chapter 1.1: Algebraic Expressions, real Numbers, and Interval Novation
 Chapter 1.2: Operations with Real Numbers and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
 Chapter 1.3: Graphing Equations
 Chapter 1.4: Solving Linear Equations
 Chapter 1.5: Problem Solving and Using Formulas
 Chapter 1.6: Properties of Integral Exponents
 Chapter 1.7: Scientific Notation
 Chapter 10: Conic Sections and Systems of Nonlinear Equations
 Chapter 10.1: Distance and Midpoint Formulas; Circles
 Chapter 10.2: The Ellipse
 Chapter 10.3: The Hyperbola
 Chapter 10.4: The Parabola; Identifying Conic Sections
 Chapter 10.5: Systems of Nonlinear Equations in Two Variables
 Chapter 11: Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem
 Chapter 11.1: Sequences and Summation Notation
 Chapter 11.2: Arithmetic Sequences
 Chapter 11.3: Geometric Sequences and Series
 Chapter 11.4: The Binomial Theorem
 Chapter 2: Functions and Linear Equations
 Chapter 2.1: Introduction to Functions
 Chapter 2.2: Graphs of Functions
 Chapter 2.3: The Algebra of Functions
 Chapter 2.4: Linear Functions and Slope
 Chapter 2.5: The Point SlopeForm of the Equation of a Line
 Chapter 3: Systems of Linear Equations
 Chapter 3.1: Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
 Chapter 3.2: Problem Solving and Business Applications Using Systems of Equations
 Chapter 3.3: Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
 Chapter 3.4: Matrix Solutions of Linear Systems
 Chapter 3.5: Determinants and Cramers Rule
 Chapter 4: Inequalities and Problem Solving
 Chapter 4.1: Solving Linear Inequalities
 Chapter 4.2: Compound Inequalities
 Chapter 4.3: Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value
 Chapter 4.4: Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
 Chapter 4.5: Linear Programming
 Chapter 5: Polynomials, Polynomial Functions, and Factoring
 Chapter 5.1: Introduction to Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
 Chapter 5.2: Multiplication of Polynomials
 Chapter 5.3: Greatest Common Factors and Factoring by Grouping
 Chapter 5.4: Factoring Trinomials
 Chapter 5.5: Factoring Special Forms
 Chapter 5.6: A General Factoring Strategy
 Chapter 5.7: Polynomial Equations and Their Applications
 Chapter 6: Rational Expressions, Functions, and Equations
 Chapter 6.1: Rational Expressions and Functions: Multiplying and Dividing
 Chapter 6.2: Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
 Chapter 6.3: Complex Rational Expressions
 Chapter 6.4: Division of Polynomials
 Chapter 6.5: Synthetic Division and the Remainder Theorem
 Chapter 6.6: Rational Equations
 Chapter 6.7: Formulas and Applications of Rational Equations
 Chapter 6.8: Modeling Using Variation
 Chapter 7: Radicals, Radical Functions, and Rational Exponents
 Chapter 7.1: Radical Expressions and Functions
 Chapter 7.2: Rational Exponents
 Chapter 7.3: Multiplying and Simplifying Radical Expressions
 Chapter 7.4: Adding, Subtracting, and Dividing Radical Expressions
 Chapter 7.5: Multiplying with More Than One Term and Rationalizing Denominators
 Chapter 7.6: Radical Equations
 Chapter 8: Quadratic Equations and Functions
 Chapter 8.1: The Square Root Property and Completing the Square
 Chapter 8.2: The Quadratic Formula
 Chapter 8.3: Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs
 Chapter 8.4: Equations Quadratic in Form
 Chapter 8.5: Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
 Chapter 9: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
 Chapter 9.1: Exponential Functions
 Chapter 9.2: Composite and Inverse Functions
 Chapter 9.3: Logarithmic Functions
 Chapter 9.4: Properties of Logarithms
 Chapter 9.5: Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
 Chapter 9.6: Exponential Growth and Decay; Modeling Data
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Complete solution x = x p + Xn to Ax = b.
(Particular x p) + (x n in nullspace).

Cyclic shift
S. Permutation with S21 = 1, S32 = 1, ... , finally SIn = 1. Its eigenvalues are the nth roots e2lrik/n of 1; eigenvectors are columns of the Fourier matrix F.

Ellipse (or ellipsoid) x T Ax = 1.
A must be positive definite; the axes of the ellipse are eigenvectors of A, with lengths 1/.JI. (For IIx II = 1 the vectors y = Ax lie on the ellipse IIA1 yll2 = Y T(AAT)1 Y = 1 displayed by eigshow; axis lengths ad

Full column rank r = n.
Independent columns, N(A) = {O}, no free variables.

Full row rank r = m.
Independent rows, at least one solution to Ax = b, column space is all of Rm. Full rank means full column rank or full row rank.

Inverse matrix AI.
Square matrix with AI A = I and AAl = 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 B1 AI and (AI)T. Cofactor formula (Al)ij = Cji! detA.

Iterative method.
A sequence of steps intended to approach the desired solution.

Lucas numbers
Ln = 2,J, 3, 4, ... satisfy Ln = L n l +Ln 2 = A1 +A~, with AI, A2 = (1 ± /5)/2 from the Fibonacci matrix U~]' Compare Lo = 2 with Fo = O.

Norm
IIA II. The ".e 2 norm" of A is the maximum ratio II Ax II/l1x II = O"max· Then II Ax II < IIAllllxll and IIABII < IIAIIIIBII and IIA + BII < IIAII + IIBII. Frobenius norm IIAII} = L La~. The.e 1 and.e oo norms are largest column and row sums of laij I.

Orthogonal matrix Q.
Square matrix with orthonormal columns, so QT = Ql. Preserves length and angles, IIQxll = IIxll and (QX)T(Qy) = xTy. AlllAI = 1, with orthogonal eigenvectors. Examples: Rotation, reflection, permutation.

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 •

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.

Random matrix rand(n) or randn(n).
MATLAB creates a matrix with random entries, uniformly distributed on [0 1] for rand and standard normal distribution for randn.

Rank one matrix A = uvT f=. O.
Column and row spaces = lines cu and cv.

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.

Spectral Theorem A = QAQT.
Real symmetric A has real A'S and orthonormal q's.

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 matrix A.
The transpose is AT = A, and aU = a ji. AI is also symmetric.

Unitary matrix UH = U T = UI.
Orthonormal columns (complex analog of Q).