Calculus Concepts: An Informal Approach to the Mathematics of Change 5th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1-43904-957-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-43904-957-0

Chapter 1 - Ingredients of Change: Functions and Limits - 1.1 Activities: 9

Answer

a. verbal b. Input Description: the year Input Unit: years Output Description: preseason poll ranking Output Unit: none c. function d. y (year) ↓ Rule r ↓ r(y)

Work Step by Step

a. The representation is verbal because the data is given in word format. b. The input is the year the poll was takes, the output is the actual poll. Because if you input the year you will get the preseason poll. c. The relation is a function because for each year there is only one preseason poll. d. Draw a input/output diagram of the data.
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