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Inverse functions
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May 12, 2011 8:48 AM




Re: Inverse functions
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Oct 9, 2002 11:16 PM


On Tue, 08 Oct 2002 23:11:31 GMT, Anonymous wrote:
>Hi, > >Why would you want to find the inverse of a linear or quadratic >equation? What is >the real world application to this?
Look at it from another angle.
Math is really just a language...a way of communicating quantitatively using numbers, symbols, diagrams...
Linear and quadratic functions describe dynamic events such as the constant flow of a river or the effect of gravity on a projectile.
Describing processes symbolically allows for scholarly discourse to happen on the process in reverse at a level other than verbal. Data should flow seamlessly in BOTH directions.
Man is like that you know. Always wanting to unscramble that egg... :)  dick
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