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In the Real World Exercises

Example 1

Create matrices for the data:

1. The forecast this week is as follows: Monday, a high of 76 degrees and a low of 40 degrees; Tuesday a high of 71 degrees and a low of 43 degrees; Wednesday a high of 69 degrees and a low of 40 degrees; Thursday a high of 66 degrees and a low of 40 degrees; and Friday, thanks to the incoming meteor, a high of 178 degrees and a low of 165 degrees.

Example 2

There are three kinds of cookies for sale: lemon, chocolate, and lingonberry. There are 24 lemon cookies, 30 chocolate cookies, and 5 lingonberry cookies since no one likes them.

Example 3

We are looking at rental prices in three areas for one bedrooms, two bedrooms, and three bedrooms. The average prices in Funky Town are as follows: for one bedrooms it is $500, for two bedrooms it is $800 and for three bedrooms it is $1100. The average prices in Squalorville are as follows: for one bedrooms it is $450, for two bedrooms it is $900 and for three bedrooms it is $1300. The average prices in Uptighton are as follows: for one bedrooms it is $900, for two bedrooms it is $1200 and for three bedrooms it is $1600. Matrix that.

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