550.311 Probability and Statistics, Spring 2014, Homework # 2
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Solutions to Homework Problems, 550.311 Spring 2008
Collected and Solutions by Donniell Fishkind. Many examples are taken from standard textbooks by Jay Devore, Neil Weiss, Bernard Rosner, John Rice, Sheldon Ross, Cincich, Levine & Stephan, Walpole,
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2. Sketch the graph of f(x) =
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Since this fraction cannot be reduced, and x = 2 would cause division by zero, a
vertical asymptote occurs when x = 2. This is true because, as x approaches
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18. * (D) Enter the 3 by 3 matrix into the graphing calculator and evaluate its
determinant as 0. The 2 by 2 matrix on the right side of the equation has
the determinant x2 20. Solve this for x to get 4.47. [3.3]
19. * (E) Plot the graph of y = abs(1/2)x2
CHAPTER 1
Functions
Overview
Polynomial Functions
Trigonometric Functions and Their Inverses
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Rational Functions and Limits
Miscellaneous Functions
1.1 Overview
DEFINITIONS
A function is a process that changes a
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550.311 Probability and Statistics, Spring 2014, Homework # 1
1
Homework submission rules:
1. Homework is due on Wednesdays at 1:30 in class
2. If a student cannot attend class when homework is due, she (he) can submit it online using the blackboard
assig
Model Test 4
The following directions are for the print book only. Since this is an e-Book,
record all answers and self-evaluations separately.
Tear out the preceding answer sheet. Decide which is the best choice by
rounding your answer when appropriate.