a number’s distance from zero on a number line; the value of a number disregarding its sign

a symbol, typically a letter, that stands in for a mathematical value

a numerical factor present in front of a term

a type of solution that is obtained from the original problem but does not work as a solution when checked

model used to predict the outcome of one or multiple events

all possible outcomes of an event

relationship between values where each value in the domain is paired with only one element in the range

test to determine whether a relation is a function based on its graph

set of inputs (x-coordinates) in a relation

set of outputs (y-coordinates) in a relation

highest or lowest point a graph reaches

ratio describing the relationship between a vertical change in response to a horizontal change; “rise over run”

a transformation that a figure undergoes where it moves about its center of rotation

a figure after it undergoes a transformation

the original version of a figure before it undergoes a transformation

a transformation that alters the size of a figure

a set of numbers isolated by brackets

a type of matrix that contains the same number of columns and rows

a line that runs through the middle of a parabola and splits it into symmetrical parts

graph of a quadratic function; curve that points upward or downward

point of a parabola that the axis of symmetry runs through

variable for imaginary number that is the squareroot of -1

a function that contains a quadratic term, linear term, and a constant term

another word for x-intercept of a function or root of an equation

the number of times a number is repeated

determined by the exponent of a variable

pairs of terms that have different signs in the middle

selection made where order does not play a role

arrangement made in which order matters

a shortcut for long division of polynomials that can only be used when dividing by a linear term

located under the radical sign; value you take the root of

indicates degree of root

set of equations that have a common variable

type of system that has one solution

type of system that has infinitely many solutions

type of system that has no solutions

type of systems that have the same solution(s)

value of the expression under the radical sign in the quadratic formula

simplifying an expression to its key factors

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Crossword puzzles have been published in newspapers and other publications since 1873. They consist of a grid of squares where the player aims to write words both horizontally and vertically.

Next to the crossword will be a series of questions or clues, which relate to the various rows or lines of boxes in the crossword. The player reads the question or clue, and tries to find a word that answers the question in the same amount of letters as there are boxes in the related crossword row or line.

Some of the words will share letters, so will need to match up with each other. The words can vary in length and complexity, as can the clues.

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