© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Systems of Linear Equations

Systems of Linear Equations

Algebra Terms

Get down with the lingo

System Of Equations

A group of two or more equations.

Solution To A System Of Equations

The value(s) of the variables that solve all the equations simultaneously.

Consistent System Of Linear Equations

A system of equations with at least one solution.

Inconsistent System Of Linear Equations

A system of equations with no solution.

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.

Dependent System Of Linear Equations

A system of linear equation with infinitely many solutions.

Independent System Of Linear Equations

A system of linear equations with a unique solution.

Intercept

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

Slope

The measure of a line's steepness.

Matrix

A rectangular array of numbers arranged into rows and columns.

Exponential Function

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

Inequality

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

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement