Number Comprehension: Zero

Zero: 0

Is not positive or negative.

Is constant.

0 is positive: 0, 2, 4, 6, 8, … (it is in the series of even numbers)

Is a real number.

Review for going into calc2

Refresh on this:

• The Unit Circle
• Properties of Exponents, Logarithms
• Limits
• Derivation Rules
• Finding Roots, Minimum & Maximums
• Integration Rules
• Continuity
• Anti Derivities, Definite, and Indefinite Integrals
• Finding volume of 3d units

Rectilinear Motion

Definition of rectilinear motion:

Let s(t) is the coordinate of a point “P” at time “T”.

1. s'(t)   = v(t)     Velocity
2. s”(t) = v`(t)    Acceleration
3. |v(t)|                 Speed   (speed is always a positive value)

Techniques of Differentiation [Quotient Rule]

My Calculus 1 professor taught me a cool trick for finding the derivative of a quotient.
Dx[(4X-5)/(3X+2)] =

Excited

Fall 2012 semester just began at Santa Monica College. I’m really excited about my classes and what I will learn from/via them.

Taking four classes; early world history, philosophy (early philosophers), pre-calculus, and C programming.

Matrices – Gauss-Jordan Elimination Method

I’ve been having difficulty with Algebraic Matrices for a couple days now; the textbook and video methods I’ve looked at didn’t help me at all until I found this youtube video: