Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Introduction to Algebra: Variables and Mathematical Models - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 10: 5


formula, modeling, models

Work Step by Step

A statement that expresses a relationship between two or more variables, such as T = .3x +40, is called a formula. The process of finding such statements to describe real-world phenomenon is called mathematical modeling. Such statements, together with the meaning assigned to the variables, are called mathematical models.
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