Terms  Definitions 

coordinates 
ordered pair

origin 
another name for zero

relation 
set of ordered pairs

transitive property 
when 3 things are equal

difference 
to subtract one value from another

General Linear Form of the Line 
Ax+By=C

" 5x " is a .. 
algebraic expression

combination 
an arrangement of objects in which order IS NOT important.

complex fraction 
fraction or fractions within a fraction

inverse function 
obtained by expressing the dependent variable of function as the independent variable of another

common logarithm 
logarithm base ten of a number

compound inequality 
two or more inequalities taken together

matrix 
rectangular array of numbers that can be written using brackets or parentheses

denominator 
If the numerator is equal or greater than the denominator, these are called _____ fractions.

system of equations 
two or more equations containing common variable

analogies 
form of reasoning in which one thing is inferred to be similar to another thing

minor axis 
axis of an ellipse that is perpendicular to the major axis

ratio of 
comparative value of two or more numbers

greatest common factor 
largest integer that divides evenly into each of a given set of numbers

The form of a line called pointslope form is_______and is used when you are given either___ _____on a line or the___slope and one____on the line. 
yy=mx(xx)/2 points/slope/point

range 
set of y values of a function or relation

total of 
sum or whole amount, the result of adding, total

cramer's rule 
method for solving a linear system of equations using determinants

conjugates 
result of writing sum of two terms as a difference or vice versa

quadratic formula 
formula for the roots of a quadratic equation

axis of symmetry 
a straight line for which every point on a given curve has corresponding to it another point such that the line connecting the two points is bisected by the given line.

multiplied by 
number is added to itself a number of times

axis of symmetry of a parabola 
line passing through the focus and vertex of a parabola

per 
divided by

variable 
quantity that can change

algebra 
mathematics of working with variables

discriminant 
a relatively simple expression that determines some of the properties, as the nature of the roots, of a given equation or function.

linear inequality 
inequality involving a linear function

reflexive property of equality 
for any number a.a=a

quantity 
a particular or indefinite amount of anything:

coordinate axis 
reference line on a coordinate plane

inverse variation 
relationship between two variables in which the product is a constant

less 
decreased by, the indication of a minus symbol, not as many as

sequence 
list of numbers set apart by commas

radical expression 
expression in which radical signs appear

venn diagrams 
figures used to represent sets of numbers

dependent variable 
A variable in a functional relation whose value is determined by the values assumed by other variables in the relation, as y in the relation y 3x2.

interval 
set of all real numbers between two given numbers

open interval 
interval that does not contain its endpoints

consecutive integers 
numbers that follow each other in order from smallest to largest

synthetic division 
procedure for dividing a polynomial by a linear polynomial

inverse 
Change the ÷ to x and write the reciprocal of the 2nd fraction.

solution set 
any and all values of the variables that satisfy an equation or system of inequalities

absolute value 
numerical value of a real number, no matter if positive or negative

amount 
sum total of two or more quantities or sums, aggregate

logarithm 
exponent of the power to which a base number must be raised to equal a given number

comparison property 
for any two numbers a and b, exactly one of the following sentences is truea<b a=b a>b

added to 
to join a number to another number or total

decreased by 
to get smaller in size or number by a specific amount

Ratio of a to b 
Fraction a/b when a & b are in the same units of measurement.

9x5 
45

4x7 
28

dependant 
dependent.

What is X in this equation? 
2x+9=4x3

expand 
to write (a mathematical expression) so as to show the products of its factors.

radicand 
the quantity under a radical sign.

y axis 
(in a plane Cartesian coordinate system) the axis, usually vertical, along which the ordinate is measured and from which the abscissa is measured.

mean 
a quantity having a value intermediate between the values of other quantities; an average, esp. the arithmetic mean.

parabola 
a plane curve formed by the intersection of a right circular cone with a plane parallel to a generator of the cone; the set of points in a plane that are equidistant from a fixed line and a fixed point in the same plane or in a parallel plane. Equation: y

cycle 
any complete round or series of occurrences that repeats or is repeated.

complex conjugate 
either of two conjugate points, lines, etc.

composite function 
a function obtained from two given functions, where the range of one function is contained in the domain of the second function, by assigning to an element in the domain of the first function that element in the range of the second function whose inverse

determinant 
an algebraic expression of the sum of products of elements, each with an appropriate algebraic sign, usually written in a square array and used in the solution of systems of linear equations.

standard deviation 
a measure of dispersion in a frequency distribution, equal to the square root of the mean of the squares of the deviations from the arithmetic mean of the distribution.

hyperbola 
the set of points in a plane whose distances to two fixed points in the plane have a constant difference; a curve consisting of two distinct and similar branches, formed by the intersection of a plane with a right circular cone when the plane makes a grea

cosine 
(in a right triangle) the ratio of the side adjacent to a given angle to the hypotenuse.

major axis 
the axis of an ellipse that passes through the two foci.

additive inverse 
the number in the set of real numbers that when added to a given number will yield zero:

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