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04/20/2014

Term
 Algebraic Expression
Definition
 an expression with variables.
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 Base of a Power
Definition
 the number in a power that is used as a factor.
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 Complex Fraction
Definition
 a fraction that contains a fraction in its numerator or denominator.
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 Determinant
Definition
 a real number associated with any square matrix.
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 Equation
Definition
 a statement in which two expressions are equal.
Term
 Factoring
Definition
 a process used to write a polynomial as a product of other polynomials having equal or lesser degree.
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 Graph of an Equation in two Variables
Definition
 the collection of all points (x,y) whose coordinates are solutions of the equation.
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 Half-Planes
Definition
 the two regions of a coordinate plane that are separated by the boundary line of an inequality.
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 Imaginary Number
Definition
 a complex number a+bi where b ≠ 0.
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 Joint Variation
Definition
 a relationship that occurs when a quantity varies directly as the product of two or more other quantities.
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 Kite
Definition
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 Like Terms
Definition
 terms that have the same variable part.
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 Mean
Definition
 the sum of n numbers divided by n .
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 Negative Correlation
Definition
 the relation ship between two paired data when y tends to decrease as x increases, as shown by a scatter plot where the plotted points generally fall from left to right.
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 Opposite
Definition
 the opposite, or addictive inverse, of any number a is -a
Term
 Power
Definition
 an expression such as 2 cubed, which represent 2x2x2=8
Term
Definition
 the four regions that result when the x axis and y axis divide a coordinate plane.
Term
Definition
 the symbol √ or nth root, which denotes the square root or the nth root, respectively.
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 Square Root
Definition
 a number r is a squared root of a number s if r squared = s
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 Trinomial
Definition
 an expression with three terms
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 Upper Quartile
Definition
 the median of the upper half of a data set.
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 Variable
Definition
 a letter that is used to represent one or more numbers.
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 Whole Number
Definition
 a positive integer such as 0,1,3,4,5,...
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 X-Coordinate
Definition
 the first number in an ordered pair
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 Y-Coordinate
Definition
 the second number in an ordered pair.
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 Zero of a function
Definition
 a number k is azero of a function f if f(k) =0
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