the line through the vertex of a parabola that divides the parabola into two congruent halves
axis of symmetry
f(x)=a(x-h)^2+k
vertex form
f(x)=x
linear parent function
f(x)=ax^2+bx+c
standard form
binomial
a number or a product of a number and variables with whole number exponents
monomial
a line that a graphed function approaches but never intercepts
asymptote
the exponent to which a specified base is raised to obtain a given value
logarithm
a logarithm with a base 10
common logarithm
two groups are studied under conditions that are identical except for one variable
controlled experiment
observes individuals/ measures variables without controlling individuals or the environment in any way
observational study
used to determine whether the difference in two groups is likely to be caused by chance
hypothesis testing
no difference between the two groups being tested
null hypothesis
angles in standard position with the same terminal side
co terminal angles
the positive acute angle formed by the terminal side and the x-axis
reference angle
a circle with a radius of 1 unit
unit circle
quotient of two polynomials
rational expression
number of times x-r is a factor of p(x)
multiplicity
half the difference of the maximum and minimum values
amplitude
a number multiplied by a variable
coefficient
having the same size and shape
congruent
the number that indicates how many times the base in a power is used as a factor
exponent
a member of the set of whole numbers and their opposites
integer
the sum of all the values in a data set divided by the number of data values
mean
the value or values that occur most frequently in a data set
mode