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Functions

Functions

Functions Terms

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Empty Set

A set containing no elements.

Relation


Domain


Range

The set of all possible output values of the function.

Function

A relation between sets of input and output where each input is related to one and only one output. The lobster model of mathematics.

Graph

A diagram representing data or relationship(s) between variables.

Ordered Pair


Independent Variable

A variable that assume values freely, or independently, in a function.

Intercept

The point where the graph of a function crosses the x-axis or y-axis.

Slope

The measure of a line's steepness.

Polynomial


Quadratic Equation

An equation obtained by setting a quadratic polynomial to 0.

Quadratic Polynomial

A polynomial of degree 2.

Exponential Function

A constant raised to a variable represented by f(x) = ax.

Inequality

A mathematical statement using the symbols <, >, ≤, ≥.

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