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Chapter 7 Vocabulary
vocabulary for systems of equations
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Mathematics
02/11/2012

Term
 System of Linear Equations
Definition
 Two or more linear equations using the same variables.
Term
 Element
Definition
 Each item in a matrix
Term
 Solutions of an Inequality
Definition
 The coordinates of the points that make the inequality true
Term
 Constant
Definition
 A term that has no variable.
Term
 Linear Inequality
Definition
 A region of the coordinate plane that make the inequality true.
Term
 Parallel Lines
Definition
 Lines in the same plane that never intersect.
Term
 Elimination Method
Definition
 A method of solving a system of equations by adding or subtraction equations to eliminate a variable.
Term
 Variable
Definition
 A symbol that represents one or more numbers
Term
 Ratio
Definition
 A comparison of two numbers by division.
Term
 Outcome
Definition
 The result of a single trial.
Term
 Substitution Method
Definition
 A method of solving systems of equations by replacing one variable with an equivalent expression.
Term
 Coefficient
Definition
 The number in front of the variable.
Term
 Power
Definition
 Has 2 parts, a base and an exponent.
Term
 Solution of the System
Definition
 Any ordered pair that makes all of the equations in the system true.
Term
 Sequence
Definition
 A number pattern.
Term
 System of Linear Inequalities
Definition
 Two or more linear inequalities taken together.
Term
 Reciprocal
Definition
 Multiplicative Inverse.
Term
 Slope
Definition
 The rate of vertical change to horizontal change of a line.
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