MAT 3503
Functions and Modeling
Identifying Functions
Revised September 7, 2010
Goal: Gain a qualitative understanding of graphs of functions. In particular focus on the
relationships between accelera
Algebrai Forms for Conis
MAT 3503
Funtions and Modeling
Revised September 28, 2010
The Cirle
The irle is the set of all points whih are a xed distane, the radius, from a given point, the enter. Derive
MAT 3503
Functions and Modeling
Analytical Definitions of Conic Sections
Revised September 28, 2010
We visualize each conic section as the intersection of a plane with a right circular cone
(see Figur
MAT 3503
Functions and Modeling
Homework 2
Revised September 14, 2010
1. Compare the following two velocity graphs. Which person went the farthest? Explain
your details carefully. (Assume the scale is
The Baseball Streak
MAT 3503
Funtions and Modeling
Revised August 14, 2010
Eah day the newspaper reports the statistis of the Major League Baseball teams. Among the statistis is
the teams won-loss reo
MAT 3503
Functions and Modeling
Going the Distance
Revised September 7, 2010
The information screen on many late model cars shows things like average speed, speed, average miles per
gallon, and miles
MAT 3503
Functions and Modeling
Sequences
Revised October 4, 2010
Based on the given information try to find the next few terms of the sequence generated for each
situation. Also, define an explicit e
MAT 3503
Tournaments
Revised July 5, 2014
Best of 2n + 1 Tournaments
Two teams play up to 2n + 1 games until one team wins n + 1. Typical formats are best of 3, best of 5, or
best of 7.
1. What is the