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instantaneous velocity
the change in speed or direction at a given instant; a function s ( t ) represents the position of an object at time t , and the instantaneous velocity or velocity of the object at time t = a is given by s ′ ( a ) = lim h → 0 s ( a + h ) − s ( a ) h .

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how fast can i understand functions without much difficulty
a colony of bacteria is growing exponentially doubling in size every 100 minutes. how much minutes will it take for the colony of bacteria to triple in size
I got 300 minutes. is it right?
Patience
no. should be about 150 minutes.
Jason
It should be 158.5 minutes.
Mr
100•3=300
300=50•2^x
6=2^x
x=log_2(6)
=2.5849625
so, 300=50•2^2.5849625
and, so,
the # of bacteria will double every (100•2.5849625) =
258.49625 minutes
Thomas
what is the importance knowing the graph of circular functions?
can get some help basic precalculus
What do you need help with?
Andrew
how to convert general to standard form with not perfect trinomial
can get some help inverse function
ismail
it depends on the equation
Robert
yeah, it does. why do we attempt to gain all of them one side or the other?
Melissa
The domain of a function is the set of all input on which the function is defined. For example all real numbers are the Domain of any Polynomial function.
Spiro
Spiro; thanks for putting it out there like that, 😁
Melissa
foci (–7,–17) and (–7,17), the absolute value of the differenceof the distances of any point from the foci is 24.
difference between calculus and pre calculus?
give me an example of a problem so that I can practice answering
dont forget the cube in each variable ;)
Robert
of she solves that, well ... then she has a lot of computational force under her command ....
Walter
I want to learn about the law of exponent
Source:
OpenStax, Precalculus. OpenStax CNX. Jan 19, 2016 Download for free at https://legacy.cnx.org/content/col11667/1.6
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