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Index for Advanced Algebra/Pre-Calculus
Math terminology from Pre-Calculus, Advanced Algebra, Functions, and Analytic Geometry.

Absolute Maximum

Absolute Minimum

Absolute Value of a Complex Number

Acceleration

Additive Inverse of a Matrix

Adjoint

Affine Transformation

Algebra

Analytic Geometry

Analytic Methods

Angle of Inclination of a Line

Antipodal Points

Area of a Convex Polygon

Area of an Ellipse

Area of a Parabolic Segment

Argand Plane

Argument of a Complex Number

Argument of a Vector

Augmented Matrix

Average Rate of Change

Axis of Rotation

Back Substitution

Binomial Coefficients

Binomial Coefficients in Pascal's Triangle

Binomial Theorem

Bounded Function

Bounded Sequence

Brachistochrone

Cardioid

Cartesian Form

Catenary

Cavalieri’s Principle

Ceiling Function

Center of Rotation

Centroid

Centroid Formula

Cis

Closed Interval

Coefficient Matrix

Cofactor

Cofactor Matrix

Column of a Matrix

Compatible Matrices

Complex Conjugate

Complex Number Formulas

Complex Numbers

Complex Plane

Composite

Compression

Compression of a Graph

Concave

Concave Down

Concave Up

Conjugate Pair Theorem

Continued Sum

Continuous Function

Contrapositive

Converge

Convergent Sequence

Convergent Series


Coordinate Geometry

Cramer’s Rule

Cross Product

Curve

Cusp

Cycloid

De Moivre’s Theorem

Decreasing Function

Degenerate

Degenerate Conic Sections

Deleted Neighborhood

Delta (Δ δ)

Determinant

Diagonal Matrix

Difference Quotient

Dihedral Angle

Dilation

Dilation of a Graph

Dimensions

Dimensions of a Matrix

Directrices of an Ellipse

Directrices of a Hyperbola

Directrix of a Parabola

Discontinuity

Discontinuous Function

Disk

Distance Formula

Distance from a Point to a Line

Diverge

Divergent Sequence

Divergent Series

Dot Product

Double Cone

e

Eccentricity

Echelon Form of a Matrix

Element of a Matrix

Ellipsoid

End Behavior

Euler's Formula

Even Function

Expansion by Cofactors

Explicit Formula of a Sequence

Explicit Function

Extremum

Factorial

Falling Bodies

Fibonacci Sequence

Fixed

Floor Function

Focal Radius

Foci of an Ellipse

Foci of a Hyperbola

Focus of a Parabola

Frequency of a Periodic Function

Frequency of Periodic Motion

Function Operations

Gauss-Jordan Elimination

Gaussian Elimination

Global Maximum


Global Minimum

Graphic Methods

Greatest Integer Function

Greek Alphabet

Half-Closed Interval

Half-Open Interval

Harmonic Mean

Harmonic Progression

Harmonic Sequence

Harmonic Series

Helix

Hero’s Formula

Heron’s Formula

Hole

Homogeneous System of Equations

Horizontal Compression

Horizontal Dilation

Horizontal Line Test

Horizontal Reflection

Horizontal Shift

Horizontal Shrink

Horizontal Stretch

Horizontal Translation

Hyperbolic Trig

Hyperbolic Trigonometry

Identity Function

Identity Matrix

Identity of an Operation

Implicit Function or Relation

Increasing Function

Indeterminate Expression

Infinite Geometric Series

Inflection Point

Inner Product

Interval

Interval Notation

Invariant

Inverse Function

Inverse of a Matrix

Invertible Matrix

Isometry

Iterative Process

Jump Discontinuity

Latus Rectum

Least Integer Function

Lemniscate

Limaçon

Limit

Linear Combination

Local Behavior

Local Maximum

Local Minimum

Locus

Logistic Growth

Magnitude

Magnitude of a Vector

Main Diagonal of a Matrix

Mathematical Model

Matrix

Matrix Addition


Matrix Element

Matrix Inverse

Matrix Multiplication

Matrix of Cofactors

Matrix Subtraction

Maximize

Maximum of a Function

Minimize

Minimum of a Function

Mode

Model

Modulus of a Complex Number

Multiplicative Inverse of a Matrix

Multivariable

Multivariate

n-Dimensional

n Dimensions

Neighborhood

Noninvertible Matrix

Nonsingular Matrix

Nontrivial

Norm of a Vector

Normal

Normalizing a Vector

nth Partial Sum

n-tuple

Oblate Spheroid

Oblique

Oblique Asymptote

Octants

Odd Function

Omega (Ω ω)

One Dimension

One-to-One Function

Open Interval

Operations on Functions

Ordered Triple

Orthogonal

Parameter (algebra)

Parametric Equations

Parametrize

Parent Functions

Partial Fractions

Partial Sum of a Series

Pascal's Triangle

Period of a Periodic Function

Period of Periodic Motion

Periodic Function

Periodic Motion

Phi (Φ φ)

Piecewise Continuous Function

Piecewise Function

Point of Division Formula

Point of Symmetry

Polar Angle of a Complex Number

Polar Axis

Polar Conversion Formulas

Polar Coordinates

Polar Curves

Polar Equation


Polar Form of a Complex Number

Polar-Rectangular Conversion Formulas

Projectile Motion

Prolate Spheroid

Real Part

Rectangular Form

Recursive Formula of a Sequence

Reduced Row-Echelon Form of a Matrix

Relation

Relative Maximum

Relative Minimum

Removable Discontinuity

Restricted Domain

Restricted Function

Rho (Ρ ρ)

RMS

Root Mean Square

Rose Curve

Rotation

Row-Echelon Form of a Matrix

Row Operations

Row Reduction

RPM

Scalar

Scalar Product

Scale Factor

Secant Line

Sequence

Sequence of Partial Sums

Series

Set-Builder Notation

Shrink

Sigma (Σ σ)

Sigma Notation

Simple Closed Curve

Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM)

Singular Matrix

Skew Lines

Solid

Solve Analytically

Solve Graphically

Speed

Sphere

Spherical Trigonometry

Spheroid

Spiral

Square Matrix

Square System of Equations

Step Discontinuity

Step Function

Stretch

Surface

Tangent Line

Tau (Τ τ)

Tautochrone

Theorem of Pappus

Three Dimensional Coordinates

Three Dimensions

Tilted Asymptote

Toolkit Functions


Transformations

Transpose of a Matrix

Triangle Inequality with Absolute Value

Triple (Scalar) Product

Two Dimensions

Uniform

Unit Vector

Vector

Velocity

Vertical Compression

Vertical Dilation

Vertical Line Test

Vertical Reflection

Vertical Shift

Vertical Shrink

Vertical Stretch

Vertical Translation

Volume

x-y Plane

x-z Plane

y-z Plane

z-intercept

Zero Matrix

Zero Vector


  this page updated 27-aug-12
Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
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