math chap 5 vocab

math chap 5 vocab - 6. consistent system- a system that has...

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Chapter 5 Vocabulary 1. system of linear equations- collection of linear equations involving the same set of variables. 2. solution to a system of linear equations- an assignment of numbers to the variables such that all the equations are simultaneously satisfied 3. elimination- system used to solve linear equations by removing a variable from the equation. 4. substitution- system used to solve linear equations through substituting 5. intersection of two lines- single point where two lines meet or cross each other
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Unformatted text preview: 6. consistent system- a system that has at least one solution 7. inconsistent system- a system that has no solution. 8. break-even point- point at which revenue is equal to cost 9. revenue function- how much money was earned. R(x)=(price)(# of items) 10. cost function- how much money was spent producing items. C(x)=(fixed cost)+(cost per item)(x) 11. profit function- revenue minus cost. P(x)=R(x)-C(x)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course MATH 1330 taught by Professor Kundomal during the Fall '08 term at Texas Tech.

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