Intermediate Algebra Vocabulary Flashcards

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 A+B=B+A by the ________ property. cummutative (A+B)+C=A+(B+C) by the _______ property. associative A+B=B+A by the ________ property. cummutative The numbers 0,1,2,3,... are called _______ numbers. whole The statement "x<5 or x>7" is called a(n) _________. compound inequality The Zero Exponent For any nonzero number a, a⁰=? a⁰=1 A(n) _____ is a shorthand notation for repeated multiplication of the same factor. exponent The equation d=rt is also called a(n)_________. formula When a variable in an equation is replaced by a number and the resulting equation is true, then that number is called a(n) _________ of the equation. solution A(n)_______ is formed by numbers and variables connected by the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, raising powers or taking roots. algebraic expression A(n)_______ is formed by numbers and variables connected by the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, raising powers or taking roots. algebraic expression When a variable in an equation is replaced by a number and the resulting equation is true, then that number is called a(n) _________ of the equation. solution The intergers 17,18,19 are examples of __________. consecutive intergers Point-Slope Form is... Any equation of the form y-y1=m(x-x1) What is the standard form of a quadratic function? ax^2+bx+c The statement "x<5 or x>7" is called a(n) _________. compound inequality A number's distance from 0 is called its _________. absolute value If a number corresponds to a point on the number line, we know that number is a _______ number. real A number's distance from 0 is called its _________. absolute value The _______ of two sets is the set of all elements that belong to either of the sets. union The _______ of two sets is the set of all elements that belong to either of the sets. union m = rise/run = verticle change/horizontal change = the difference in y/the difference in x = y2-y1/x2-x1 = y1-y2/x1-x2 All are examples of Slope If a is not 0, then a and 1/a are called __________. reciprocals If a is not 0, then a and 1/a are called __________. reciprocals To find the Y-intercept (0,b)... Let x=0 and solve the original equation for y. The state 5x-0.2<7 is an example of a(n) __________. linear inequality in one variable The Verticle Line Test says... If it is possible for a verticle line to cross a graph more than one, then the graph is not the graph of a function.
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