Used to describe the measurement of the steepness of a straight line.

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Parabola

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Graph of a quadratic function

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x-intercept

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The x coordinate of a point where the graph crosses the x-axis.

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Range

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Set of all output (y) values you can plug into a function

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Linear function

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A function whose graph is a line. Same as Linear Equation.

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Discrete Graph

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The graph composed of isolated (only) points.

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Linear Parent Function

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y=x

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y-intercept

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The y coordinate of a point where the graph crosses the y-axis.

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Growth factor

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The "b" in y=ab^x. The rate at which something is growing or decaying.

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Direct Variation

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Linear function defined by an equation y=kx where k is not equal to 0.

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Proportion

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An equation that states that two ratios (fractions) are equal

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Positive Slope

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When a line increases

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Point-Slope Form

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A linear equation written as y - y1 = m (x - x1). The line passes through the point ( x1, y1) with slope m.

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Continuous graph

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A graph that is not broken

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Ratio

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The comparison of two quantities by division.

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Exponential Decay

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A situation modeled with a function of the form y=ab^x and 0 < b < 1.

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Exponential Growth

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A situation modeled with a function of the form y=ab^x and b > 1.

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Quadratic Parent Function

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y=x^2

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Parent Function

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The simplest function

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Quadratic Equation

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an equation with degree of 2

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Asymptote

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A line that the graph of a function gets closer to as x or y gets larger but never touches

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Slope

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Steepness of a line

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Positive Correlation

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The relationship between two sets of data in which both sets of data increase together.

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Exponential function

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A function that repeatedly multiplies an initial amount by the same positive number. y=ab^x

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Slope-Intercept Form

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Form of linear equation where m = slope and b = y-intercept.

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Perimeter

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Distance around a shape.

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Function

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A relationship where every input value (x) has one and ONLY one output value (y) X does not repeat!

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Initial amount

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The "a" in y=ab^x . What you begin with (also y-intercept).

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Perpendicular Lines

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Lines that intersect to form right angles (T)

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Solutions

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Also called roots, zeros or x-intercepts

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Constant of variation

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The nonzero constant "k" in the function y=kx

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Line

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Graph of a linear function

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Domain

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Set of all input (x) values you can plug into a function

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Axis of symmetry

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The line that divides a parabola into two matching halves

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Negative Slope

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When a line decreases

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Standard Form

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Ax+By=C where A, B, and C are real numbers and A & B are not both zero.

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Negative Correlation

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The relationship between two sets of data, in which one set of data decreases as the other set of data increases.

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Linear equation

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An equation whose graph forms a straight line.

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Zero Slope

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Horizontal Line

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Linear Inequality

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An inequality in two variables whose graph is a region of the coordinate plane that is bounded by a line. Each point in the shaded region is a solution.

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No Correlation

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There does not appear to be a relationship between two sets of data

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Function notation

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To write a rule by using the symbol f(x) in place of y

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Quadratic Function

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A function of the form y=ax^2+bx+c. Shape is a parabola (U-shaped curve) that opens up or down.

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Binomial

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A polynomial of two terms

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Undefined Slope

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Vertical Line

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Vertex

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The minimum or maximum values of quadratic functions. The axis of symmetry intersects the parabola at that point.

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Parallel lines

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Two lines in the same plane that never intersect (cross)

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Relation

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Any set of ordered pairs.

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Area

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Covers the shape.

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Quadratic formula

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if ax^2 + bx + c = 0 and a cannot equal 0, then

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Section 2

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Monomial

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A real number, a variable, or a product of a real number & other variables

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Perpendicular Lines

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Lines that have opposite reciprocal slopes. Cross at a 90 degree angle

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Trinomial

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A polynomial of three terms

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Zero

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An x-intercept of the graph of a function also called a solution or root.

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Solution of system of linear equations

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Any ordered pair in a system that makes all the equations true.

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Root

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A solution of a quadratic equation also called zero and x-intercept.

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Reflect

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Flips the graph of a function across a line.

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System of linear equations

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Two or more linear equations using the same variables

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Compression

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Decrease the distance between two points

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Maximum

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The y coordinate of the vertex of a parabola that opens downward (highest value).

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Stretch

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A transformation that increases the distance between corresponding points of a graph.

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Minimum

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The y coordinate of the vertex of a parabola that opens upward (lowest value).