Intermediate Algebra Vocabulary Flashcards

Terms Definitions
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&lt;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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