# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Algebra 2:Chapter 1
Vocab
23
Mathematics
09/10/2008

Term
 Compression
Definition
 A transformation that pushes the points of a graph horizaontally toward the y-axis or vertically toward the x-axis
Term
 Cube Root Function
Definition
 The function F(x)=3/x
Term
 Dependent Variable
Definition
 An output of a function
Term
 Domain
Definition
 The set of all possible input values of a relation or function
Term
 Function
Definition
 A relation in which every input is paired with exactly one output
Term
 Function Notation
Definition
 If x is the independent variable and y is the dependent variable, then the function notation for y is f(x), read "f of x" where f names the function
Term
 Independent Variable
Definition
 The input of a variable
Term
 Interval Notation
Definition
 A way of writing the set of all numbers between two endpoints
Term
Definition
Term
 Parent Function
Definition
 The simplest function with the defining characters of the family
Term
 Power
Definition
 An expression written with a base and an exponent or the value of such an expression
Term
 Principal Root
Definition
 The positive root of a number indicated by the radical sign
Term
Definition
 The symbol "/" used to denote the root.
Term
Definition
 The expression under the radical sign
Term
 Range
Definition
 The set output values of a function or relation
Term
 Rationalizing the denominator
Definition
 A method of rewriting a fraction by multiplying by another fraction that is equivalent to 1.
Term
 Reflection
Definition
 A transformation that "flips" a graph or shape over the y or x-axis
Term
 Relation
Definition
 A set of Ordered Pairs
Term
 Rotation
Definition
 A transformation that rotates a figure about a point
Term
 Scientific Notation
Definition
 A method of writing very large or very small numbers, by using 10X
Term
 Stretch
Definition
 A transformation that pulls the points of a graph horizantly away from the y-axis.
Term
 Transformation
Definition
 To move a graph or figure in any way.
Term
 Translation
Definition
 A transformation that shifts or slides every point of a figure or graph in the same direction.
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