A mathematical phrase involving at least one variable and sometimes numbers and operation symbols

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Rational Function

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The quotient of two polynomials, P(z) and Q(z), where R(x)=P(z)/Q(z)

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Algebra

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The branch of mathematics that deals with relationships between numbers, utilizing letters and other symbols to represent specific sets of numbers, or to describe a pattern of relationships between numbers.

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Variable

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A letter or symbol used to represent a number.

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Inequality

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Any mathematical sentence that contains the symbols > (greater than), < (less than), < (less than or equal to), or > (greater than or equal to)

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Radical Function

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A function containing a root. The most common radical functions are the square root and cube root functions,

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Coefficient

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A number multiplied by a variable

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Reciprocal

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Two numbers whose product is one

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Equation

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A number sentence that contains an equality symbol

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Polynomial

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A mathematical expression involving the sum of terms made up of variables to nonnegative integer powers and real-valued coefficients

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Extraneous Solutions

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A solution of the simplified form of the equation that does not satisfy the original equation.