The number in front of a variable
coefficient
The point where the graph crosses the Y axis
yintercept
The point or points where graphs "touch"
intersection
The highest value in a set or on a graph
maximum
To plug in a number and evaluate
substitiute
The longest side of right triangle
hypotenuse
To reduce or put in simplest terms
simplify
A straight line that shows a constant rate of change
linear
When you multiply a number by its multiplicative inverse to get 1
reciprocal
A "U-shaped" graph created from a quadratic function
parabola
A function that creates a parabola
quadratic
The lowest value in a set of numbers or the lowest point on a graph
minimum
A number that is way to high or way to low in a set of numbers
outlier
Two lines that have the same slope
parallel
A function that creates a "J-curve"
exponential
A function that creates a "V-shaped" graph
absolutevalue
An unknown number usually represented by a letter
variable
less than, greater than, less than or equal to, greater than or equal to
inequality
Can be linear, quadratic, absolute value, exponential, inequality, etc.
function
The pair of numbers giving the location of a point (ordered pair)
coordinate
the answer when you divide
qoutient
then answer when subtracting
difference