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Index for Algebra
Math terminology from Algebra I, Algebra II, Basic Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, and College Algebra.

Abscissa

Absolute Value

Absolute Value Rules

Acceleration

Accuracy

Additive Inverse of a Matrix

Algebra

Analytic Geometry

Analytic Methods

Argand Plane

Argument of a Function

Arithmetic Progression

Arithmetic Sequence

Arithmetic Series

Asymptote

Augmented Matrix

Average Rate of Change

Axes

Axis of Reflection

Axis of Symmetry

Axis of Symmetry of a Parabola

Back Substitution

Base of an Exponential Expression

Binomial Coefficients

Binomial Coefficients in Pascal's Triangle

Binomial Theorem

Cartesian Coordinates

Cartesian Form

Cartesian Plane

Ceiling Function

Change of Base Formula

Check a Solution

Closed Interval

Coefficient

Coefficient Matrix

Column of a Matrix

Combination

Combination Formula

Combinatorics

Common Logarithm

Common Ratio

Compatible Matrices

Complex Conjugate

Complex Fraction

Complex Number Formulas

Complex Numbers

Complex Plane

Composite

Composition

Compound Fraction

Compound Inequality

Compound Interest

Compounded

Compounded Continuously

Compression

Compression of a Graph

Compute

Conditional Equation

Conditional Inequality

Conic Sections


Conjugates

Conjugate Pair Theorem

Consistent System of Equations

Constant

Constant Function

Continued Sum

Continuous Compounding

Continuously Compounded Interest

Contrapositive

Converge

Convergent Sequence

Convergent Series

Coordinate Geometry

Coordinate Plane

Coordinates

Cramer’s Rule

Cube Root

Cubic Polynomial

Decreasing Function

Degenerate

Degree of a Polynomial

Degree of a Term

Delta (Δ δ)

Dependent Variable

Descartes' Rule of Signs

Determinant

Diagonal Matrix

Difference Quotient

Dilation

Dilation of a Graph

Dimensions

Dimensions of a Matrix

Direct Proportion

Direct Variation

Directly Proportional

Directrix of a Parabola

Discriminant of a Quadratic

Distance Formula

Distinct

Distribute

Distributing Rules

Diverge

Divergent Sequence

Divergent Series

Domain

Domain of Definition

Double Cone

Double Root

Doubling Time

e

Echelon Form of a Matrix

Element of a Matrix

Ellipse

End Behavior

Equation

Equation of a Line

Equivalent Systems of Equations

Evaluate

Even Function

Expand


Explicit Formula of a Sequence

Exponent

Exponent Rules

Exponential Decay

Exponential Function

Exponential Growth

Exponential Model

Exponentiation

Expression

Extraneous Solution

Extreme Values of a Polynomial

Extremum

Factor of a Polynomial

Factor Theorem

Factorial

Factoring Rules

Falling Bodies

Fibonacci Sequence

Flip

Floor Function

Focal Radius

Foci of an Ellipse

Foci of a Hyperbola

Focus

Focus of a Parabola

FOIL Method

Formula

Fractional Equation

Fractional Exponents

Fractional Expression

Function

Function Operations

Fundamental Theorem of Algebra

Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic

Gambling Odds

Gauss-Jordan Elimination

Gaussian Elimination

GCF

General Form for the Equation of a Line

Geometric Mean

Geometric Progression

Geometric Sequence

Geometric Series

Glide

Golden Mean

Golden Ratio

Golden Spiral

Graph of an Equation or Inequality

Graphic Methods

Gravity

Greatest Common Factor

Greatest Integer Function

Half-Closed Interval

Half-Life

Half-Open Interval

Harmonic Mean

Harmonic Progression

Harmonic Sequence

Harmonic Series

Horizontal Compression


Horizontal Dilation

Horizontal Ellipse

Horizontal Hyperbola

Horizontal Line Equation

Horizontal Line Test

Horizontal Parabola

Horizontal Reflection

Horizontal Shift

Horizontal Shrink

Horizontal Stretch

Horizontal Translation

Hyperbola

i

Identity (Equation)

Identity Matrix

Identity of an Operation

Imaginary Numbers

Imaginary Part

Improper Rational Expression

Inconsistent System of Equations

Increasing Function

Independent Variable

Inequality

Inequality Rules

Infinite Geometric Series

Infinite Series

Interest

Interval

Interval Notation

Inverse

Inverse Function

Inverse of a Matrix

Inverse of an Operation

Inverse Proportion

Inverse Variation

Inversely Proportional

Invertible Matrix

Joint Variation

Latus Rectum

LCM

Leading Coefficient

Leading Term

Least Common Denominator

Least Common Multiple

Least Integer Function

Like Terms

Linear

Linear Combination

Linear Equation

Linear Factorization

Linear Inequality

Linear Polynomial

Linear Programming

Linear System of Equations

Locus

Logarithm

Logarithm Rules

Logistic Growth

Long Division of Polynomials

Magnitude


Main Diagonal of a Matrix

Major Axis of an Ellipse

Major Axis of a Hyperbola

Major Diameter of an Ellipse

Mathematical Model

Matrix

Matrix Addition

Matrix Element

Matrix Inverse

Matrix Multiplication

Matrix Subtraction

Mean

Mean of a Random Variable

Member of an Equation

Midpoint

Midpoint Formula

Minor Axis of an Ellipse

Minor Axis of a Hyperbola

Minor Diameter of an Ellipse

Mode

Model

Monomial

Multiplicative Inverse of a Matrix

Multiplicity

Multivariable

Multivariate

Natural Domain

Natural Logarithm

Negative Exponents

Negative Reciprocal

No Slope

Noninvertible Matrix

Nonreal numbers

Nonsingular Matrix

Nontrivial

nth Root

nth Root Rules

Number Line

Oblique

Oblique Asymptote

Odd Function

One Dimension

One-to-One Function

Open Interval

Operations on Functions

Opposite Reciprocal

Ordered Pair

Ordinate

Origin

Oval

Overdetermined System of Equations

Parabola

Parent Functions

Partial Fractions

Pascal's Triangle

Per Annum

Permutation

Permutation Formula

Phi (Φ φ)

Piecewise Function


Point of Symmetry

Point-Slope Equation of a Line

Polynomial

Polynomial Facts

Polynomial Long Division

Positive Series

Precision

Principal

Projectile Motion

Proper Rational Expression

Proportional

Pure Imaginary Numbers

Quadrants

Quadratic

Quadratic Equation

Quadratic Formula

Quadratic Polynomial

Quartic Polynomial

Quintic Polynomial

Radical

Radical Rules

Radicand

Range

Rational Equation

Rational Exponents

Rational Expression

Rational Function

Rational Numbers

Rational Root Theorem

Rational Zero Theorem

Rationalizing the Denominator

Real Numbers

Real Part

Rectangular Coordinates

Recursive Formula of a Sequence

Reduced Row-Echelon Form of a Matrix

Reflection

Relation

Relatively Prime

Remainder

Remainder Theorem

Restricted Domain

Restricted Function

RMS

Root Mean Square

Root of an Equation

Root of a Number

Root Rules

Rotation

Row-Echelon Form of a Matrix

Row of a Matrix

Row Operations

Row Reduction

RPM

Satisfy

Scale Factor

Scatterplot

Scientific Notation

Sequence

Series


Set-Builder Notation

Shift

Shrink

Side of an Equation

Sigma (Σ σ)

Sigma Notation

Simple Interest

Simplify

Simultaneous Equations

Singular Matrix

Slope-Intercept Equation of a Line

Slope of a Line

Solution

Solution Set

Solve

Solve Analytically

Solve Graphically

Speed

Spurious Solution

Square Matrix

Square Root

Square Root Rules

Square System of Equations

Standard Form for the Equation of a Line

Step Function

Stretch

Strict Inequality

Surd

Symmetric

Symmetric about the Origin

Symmetric about the x-axis

Symmetric about the y-axis

Symmetric across the Origin

Symmetric across the x-axis

Symmetric across the y-axis

Symmetric with Respect to the Origin

Symmetric with Respect to the x-axis

Symmetric with Respect to the y-axis

Synthetic Division

Synthetic Substitution

System of Equations

System of Inequalities

System of Linear Equations

Tau (Τ τ)

Term

Tilted Asymptote

Toolkit Functions

Transformations

Translation

Transpose of a Matrix

Triangle Inequality with Absolute Value

Trinomial

Triple Root

Trivial

Two Dimensions

Two Intercept Form for the Equation of a Line

Undefined Slope

Underdetermined System of Equations

Uniform

Variable


Velocity

Verify a Solution

Vertex of an Ellipse

Vertex of a Hyperbola

Vertex of a Parabola

Vertical Compression

Vertical Dilation

Vertical Ellipse

Vertical Hyperbola

Vertical Line Equation

Vertical Line Test

Vertical Parabola

Vertical Reflection

Vertical Shift

Vertical Shrink

Vertical Stretch

Vertical Translation

Vertices of an Ellipse

Vertices of a Hyperbola

Weighted Average

x-intercept

y-intercept

Zero Matrix

Zero of a Function

Zero Slope


  this page updated 28-jul-14
Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
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