New ideas

With your partner for today, you should read through these sections. When you come to an input region, try to predict (verbally) what will happen when you evaluate it. Then evaluate it. If your prediction was wrong, discuss why. If you can't figure it out, ask the professor or a lab assistant.

More on sequences

Lists and Sets

The difference between = and :=

Substitutions and the subs command

Using the solve command effectively

Solutions containing RootOf , and the allvalues command

Applying these ideas---finding the line through two given points

Exploring a rational function with asymptotes