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19. Let A = {a, b l , B = ( 1, 2 1 , and C = {x, y, zl . List the elements of A X B X C. 20. i data to airline pilots: Traffic: crowded (c) , average (a) , light (l) Visibility: poor (p) , good (g) Windspeed : negligible ( n) , medium (m), high (h) . Flying conditions are described by an ordered triple; for example ( c, p, n) means crowded traffic, poor visibility, negligible windspeed. List all the possible flying conditions. 21. 24). The rat leaves the cage through one of the doors. Upon reaching the intersection he turns either left or right and at the next inter­ section he turns either left or right again.

10 AU points on L have equal y coordinates. ll The slope of a line has a useful physical interpretation. Imagine a particle moving rightward along a line L from a point Pi(xi, Yi) to a point P2(x2, Y2) . 11, the particle moves Y2 - Yi units in the y direction as it travels x2 - Xi units in the x direction. From ( 1 ) these quantities are related by xi) , (2) Y2 Yi = m ( X2 - - where m is the slope of the line. Equation (2) states that the movement in the y direction is proportional to the movement in the x direction and the slope m is the constant of proportionality.

If L is any such line, let m be its slope and suppose that the line intersects the y axis at the point (0, b) . 16) . 16 or y-b m = -- . x Multiplying both sides by x and then adding b to both sides we obtain the following equation, called the slope-intercept form of the line: y = mz + b. (3) Example 11 Find the slope-intercept form of the line having slope 3 and inter­ secting the y axis at the point (O, 2) - . Solution From the given information, we have m = 3 and b = - 2. Substituting these values in Equation (3) yields y = 3x - 2.

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