Section 1.3
Linear Functions, Slope, and Applications
One of the simplest and most common types of function is a
linear function.
If y f ( x) is a linear function then
it has a graph that is a straig
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Section 2.4 Symmetry and Transformations
When looking at graphs, there are 3 types of symmetry that the graphs may have. They can be symmetric with respect to the
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Section 2.3 The Composition of Functions
Let's talk about what the formula for a function really means. Suppose you are given a function like f ( x ) = x 2 - 3 . I
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Section 2.2 The Algebra of Functions
Just like with numbers, we often want to combine functions. The most obvious way is to add, subtract, multiply and divide the
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Section 2.1 Increasing, Decreasing and Piecewise Functions
Some very important properties of functions involve whether the function is increasing, decreasing, or c
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Section 3.1 The Complex Numbers
. All numbers were invented by man. The counting number 1,2,3,. were invented to count things. Fractions were invented to describe
Regression These are step-by-step directions for performing linear regression. However, by changing just one step, these instructions will also work for other types of regression that we will study la
Section 4.2 Graphing Polynomial Functions
if P(x) is a polynomial function of degree n, the graph of the function has:
at most n real zeros, and thus at most n x-intercepts;
at most n 1 turning poin
SYLLABUS
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. OK
Fall 2011
College Algebra Math 1513
Section 027 Call # 12376
Day and Time: Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 11:45 Agricultural Hall 002
Instructor: Naomi Fren
Section 2.5 Variation and Applications
Suppose the profit a company makes from selling a number of items is directly related or proportional to the cost to make the items. The company determines that
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Section 3.2 Quadratic Equations, Functions, Zeros, and Models
A quadratic equation is an equation that can be written in the form ax 2 + bx + c = 0 where a, b, c a
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Section 3.3 Analyzing Graphs of Quadratic Functions
The graphs of all quadratic functions are u-shaped figures called parabolas. All graphs of quadratic functions
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Section 4.5 Rational Functions
polynomial polynomial x 2 + 3x - 1 f ( x) = x2 - 9 x x - 3x + 2
2
Rational Function =
Examples:
and
f ( x) =
The domain of a ra
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Section 4.6 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
In this chapter we have been working with polynomial and rational functions. In this last section we look at solvi
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Section 4.4 Theorems about Zeros of Polynomial Functions
We said previously that a polynomial function of degree n has at most n real zeros. If we allow the zeros
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Section 4.3 Polynomial Division, The Remainder and Factor Theorems
Remember back when you were in elementary school and you had to do a long division problem witho
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Section 4.2 Graphing Polynomial Functions
Last time we said that the graph of a polynomial function is continuous - it has no holes or breaks. It is smooth - it ha
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Section 4.1 Polynomial Functions and Modeling
A polynomial function looks like:
f ( x) = an x n + an-1x n-1 + . + a1x + a0
where the coefficients an , an-1,., a1,
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Section 3.5 Solving Equations and Inequalities with Absolute Value
In this section we are going to concentrate on solving these types of problems with a calculator
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Section 3.4 Solving Rational Equations and Radical Equations
A rational equation is an equation that involves fractions. For example:
5 = 3 3 x+ 2 2 x .
The techni
Section 3.3 Analyzing Graphs of Quadratic Functions
A quadratic function is a 2nd degree polynomial.
f(x) = ax2 + bx + c
a, b and c are real #s
a 0
The graph of a quadratic function is a parabola.
If
Section 2.5
Variation
Variation describes how one quantity varies (changes) in a proportional relationship with another
quantity. Quantities my vary directly, inversely, jointly or with combined varia
Section R.4
Factoring
Factoring polynomials is just the reverse of multiplying.
W e start with the result of a multiplication problem and
have to figure out all the terms that were multiplied
together
Section R.3
Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication
of Polynomials
Polynomials are algebraic expressions that we will deal
with often in this course. Hopefully, you are very familiar
with them and t
Section R.2
Integer Exponents, Scientific Notation,
Order of Operations
W hen you see a term like x7 , x is called the base and
7 is called the exponent or power.
1. W hen the exponent is a positive i
Section R.1
The Real-Number System
The real numbers are made up of several subsets or
groups of numbers.
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Any real number can be represented as a point on a
number line and converse
Math 1513 Section 24
Exam 1
Form A
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Short Answer Questions
1. (4) For the linear equation
what are the slope and y-intercept?
Slope:
Y -Intercept:
2. (4) Which property of rea
1. Setting up a Stat Plot
Press STATPLOT
Pick 1: Plot1
move to On and
press ENTER
2. Enter Data Into a STAT Table
Press STAT
Pick 1: Edit and enter xs in L1 and ys in L2
3. Graph the Scatter Plot
Pres