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Math vocab 6
vocab
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Mathematics
11/02/2012

Term
 number (r), where -1< r < 1, that describes how closely the points in a scatter plot cluster around the least-squares line
Definition
 corrlelation coefficent
Term
 Set of functions whose graphs have basic charateristics in common. Function is the same family are trasformations of their parent function.
Definition
 family of functions
Term
 The line off it for which the sum of rthe squares of the residuals is as small as possible
Definition
 least-squares line
Term
 line that comes closest to all the points in a data set
Definition
 line of best fit
Term
 statistacal method used to fit a linear model to a given data set
Definition
 linear regression
Term
 lines in the same plane that do not intersect
Definition
 parallel lines
Term
 Simplest function with the defining characteristics of the family. Functions in the same family are trans formations of their parent function.
Definition
 parent function
Term
 lines that intersect at a 90° angles
Definition
 perpendicular lines
Term
 transformation that reflects, or "flips", a graph or figure across a line
Definition
 reflection
Term
 signed vertical distance between a data point and line of fit
Definition
 residual
Term
 transformation that rotates or turns a figure about a point
Definition
 rotation
Term
 a change in the posistion, size, or shape of a figure or graph
Definition
 transformation
Term
 transformation that shifts or slides every point of a figure or graph the same distance in the same direction
Definition
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