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A mathematical expression containing two parts, one on either side of the equals sign. 


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An equation used for the purpose of deriving a certain value or solving some practical problem. 


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A special type of quantity in which there are two components:magnitude and direction. 


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A specific quantity represented by a letter of the alphabet. 


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An expression that stands for numbers but are not specific 


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The constant "c" stands for what, and how much? 

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It stands for the speed of light and has the value of 299, 792, 000 meters per second. 


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The constant "e" stands for what, and how much? 

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It stands for Euliers Number and has the value of 2.72828. 


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Varibles are most often represnted by what? 

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Letters in the second half of the alphabet. 


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Constants are most often represented by what? 

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Letters in the first half of the alphabet. 


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Speed is most often given in ____ per ____, because distance is in ____ and time is in ____. 

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Meters per second, Meters, seconds 


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Approximatley how many square inches are in one square meter? 

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To convert feet per second into miles per hour, what do you multiply by? 

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What is the standard form for a "onevariable first order equation"? 

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What are two none standard forms for writing a "onevariable first order equation"? 

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"c" in miles per second is equal to ____. 

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What is the common name for a "onevariable secondorder equation"? 

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What is the proper form for the qudratic equation? 

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What are three none standard forms of writing a quadratic equation? 

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m(x^2) + nx = p q(x^2) = rx + s (x + t)(x + u) = 0 


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What is the general quadratic formula? 

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x = (b + ((b^2)  4ac) ^ .5) / 2a
X is equal to negative b plus or minus the squareroot of b squared minus four a c all over two a. 


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An imaginary number is represented by both the letters ____ and ____. 

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What is the squareroot of j called? 

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The unit imaginary number. 


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What is a complex number? 

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A number that is the sum of some real number and some imaginary number. 


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What is the general form of a complex number? 

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What is the general form of an nth order equation? 

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a(x^n) + b(x^(n1)) + c(x^(n2)) . . . w(x^2) + yx + z = 0 


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Vectors are commonly used in physics to represent what three things? 

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Force, velocity and acceleration. 


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A number line is ____ ____ and they only have ____. 

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one dimentional... magnitude. 


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What are some examples of what scalars can be used for? 

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Time, Temperature, Mass... 


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What graph is used with rectangular coordinates? 

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In a cartesian plane, what is the magnitude of a line that starts at the origin and ends at (x,y)? 

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What is the sum of vectors a and b, if a (x,y) and b (w,z)? 

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How do you find the sum of two vectos geometrically? 

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You construct a parallelogram with a and b as adjacent sides; then a+b is the diagonal of this parallelogram. 


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The dot product is also known as what? 

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What is the dot product of vectors a and b, if a (x,y) and b (w,z)? 

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How is the cross product of a and b related to the plane that the vectors are on? 

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The cross product is a vector that is always perpendicular to the plan. 


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If the angle between a and b, counterclockwise, is called q, and a (x,y) and b (w,z), then what is the magnitured of the cross product in terms of x,y,z,w, and q? 

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(((x^2) + (y^2))^.5)(((w^2) + (z^2))^.5)(sin q) 


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What is a three dementional rectangular graph called? 

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In a cartesian threespace, what is teh magnitude of a vector with coordinates (x,y,z)? 

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((x^2) + (y^2) + (z^2))^.5 


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What is the sum of vectos a and b if a (x,y,z) and b (u,v,w)? 

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What is the dot product of a and b if a (x,y,z) and b (u,v,w)? 

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What happens to a vectos magnitude if the mecture is multiplied by a scalar? 

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The magnitude is increase the same by the scalar. 


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If the direction of a vector changed after being multiplied by a scalar, what do we know about the scalar. 

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If the cross product of a and b is equal to k times the cross product of b and a, k is equal to what? 

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If a,b,c, and d are vectors, what is a simlar way of writing (a.c)(b.d)(a.d)(b.c)? 

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