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ARE YOU READY FOR
PART 1 OF MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESSS DECISIONS?
Here is an exercise that uses some of the basic computer skills which you need before you
start
Part 1
of
Mathematics for Business Decisions
.
Follow the directions,
using the most efficien
methods to carry out each step
.
When you are done, return to
What Computer Skills Will You
Need?
in
MBD Part 1.ppt
. for information on how to evaluate your results and techniques.
Let
f
(
x
) =
ax
n
+
bx
where
a
is the number in
Cell B43
,
b
is the number in
Cell C43
, and
n
is
the integer in
Cell D43
of this sheet.
You are to find the values of
f
(
x
) for the 1001 numbers
x
ranging form 0 to 100, in tenths.
These are given by
x
= 0, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, .
.. , 100.
This is to be don
in such a way that the values of the function will be recomputed automatically whenever the values
of
a
,
b
, and
n
are changed
in Columns B, C, and D
.
DIRECTIONS
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 Spring '08
 ekstrom
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