# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Math Vocab
Sem1 exam Reiss
34
Mathematics
12/11/2012

Term
 Axis of symmetry
Definition
 a line that divides a plane figure or a graph into two congruent reflected halves
Term
 Base Power
Definition
 the number in a power that is used as a factor
Term
 Compression
Definition
 a transformation that pushes the points of a graph horizontally toward the y-axis or vertically toward the x-axis
Term
 Conjunction
Definition
 a compound statement that uses the word and
Term
 Disjunction
Definition
 a compound statement that uses the word or
Term
 Domain
Definition
 the set of all possible input values of a relation or function
Term
 empty set
Definition
 a set with no elements
Term
 Element
Definition
 a item in a set
Term
 Exponent
Definition
 the number that indicates how many times the base in a power is used as a factor
Term
 Extraneous solution
Definition
 A solution of a derived equation that is not a solution of the original equation
Term
 Finite Set
Definition
 A set with a definite or finite number of elements
Term
 Function
Definition
 a relation in which every input is paired with exactly one output
Term
 Function Rule
Definition
 A algebraic expression that defines a function
Term
 infinite set
Definition
 A set with an unlimited or infinitely
Term
 Irrational numbers
Definition
 a real number that cannot be expressed as the ratio of two integers
Term
Definition
Term
 Like terms
Definition
 terms with the same variables raised to the same exponents
Term
 Point- slope form
Definition
 the point slope form of a linear equation is y-y1=m(x-x1). where m is the slope
Term
 Proportion
Definition
 a statemnet that two ratios are equal
Term
Definition
 the symbol√ used to denote a root. The symbol is used alone to indicate a square root or with an index,n√, to indicate the nth root
Term
Definition
 the expression under a radical sign
Term
 Range
Definition
 the difference of the greatest and least values in the data set
Term
 Rational Number
Definition
 a number that can be written in the form a/b where a and b are integers and b≠0
Term
 Relation
Definition
 a set of ordered pairs
Term
 Rotation
Definition
 a transsformation that rotates or turns a figure about a point called the center of rotation
Term
 Scatter Plot
Definition
 A graph with points plotted to show a possible relationship between two sets of data
Term
 Set
Definition
 a collection of items called elements
Term
 Slope
Definition
 a measure of the steepness of a line
Term
 Slope-intercept form
Definition
 The slope- intercept form of a linear equations is y=mx+b, where m is the slope and b is the y-intercept.
Term
 Stretch
Definition
 a transformation that pulls the points of graph horizontally away from the y-axis or ventrically away from the x-axis
Term
 Subset
Definition
 a set that is contained entirely within another set. Set b is a subset of set if every element of b is contained in A, denoted B A.
Term
 Transformation
Definition
 a change in the position, size, or  shape of a figure or graph
Term
 Translation
Definition
 a transformation that shifts or sliders every point of a graph the same distance in the same direction
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