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You may already be familiar with some, or all, of these functions. Either way, you can skip this chapter at first, and return to it when you need its results. 1 Exponential and logarithmic functions In this section we recall two elementary functions, namely, the exponential function and the logarithmic function. We assume you are somewhat familiar with these functions and give here a brief summary. 42 we defined x a for all positive x and real a. Reversing the roles of a and x, we similarly define aX for all positive a and all x E R.
For any positive x and y, and any real a and b, x a . 46c) x a . ya . y)a . 44. 39. 47) j=O k=O with real coefficients ajk is called algebraic. Note that F(x, y) is here a polynomial in both variables x and y. 47) is called an implicit algebraic function of x. To get such a function in an interval D, Eq. 47) must be uniquely solvable for y at all xED. Note that all functions we already have met are algebraic. A rational function r of the variable x is the solution of the equation q(x)y - p(x) = 0 for some polynomials p and q.
9. A monomial is a polynomial with a single term p(x) = xn. To plot the first ten monomials we first make a list of them: c1. makelist(x~n,n,1,10) d1. [x, x 2, x 3, x4, x 5, x 6, x 7 , x 8, x 9, xlO] then c2. 1. See the result in Fig. 8. Note the use of ' '% which means to read in the previous result, which is stored by the name %, into the current calculation. We must force the evaluation at read time by use of ' , (two single quotes) because the plotting commands do not evaluate their first argument.