Mrs. McCleary's Advanced Math Vocab

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Mrs. McCleary's Advanced Math Vocab
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  1. A relation for which each element of the domain corresponds to exactly one element of the range.
    Function
  2. The set of values of the independent variable(s) for which a function or relation is defined
    Domain
  3. The set of y-values of a function or relation
    range
  4. A variable in an equation that may have its value freely chosen
    without considering values of any other variable
    independent variable
  5. A variable that depends on one or more other
    variables.
    dependent variable
  6. An interval that does not contain its endpoints
    open intervals
  7. An interval that contains its endpoints.
    closed intervals
  8. f(x) in place of 'y'
    function notation
  9. A test use to determine if a relation is a
    function
    vertical line test
  10. a function with a graph that goes up from left to right.
    increasing intervals
  11. a function with a graph that goes down from left to right.
    decreasing intervals
  12. The highest point in a particular section of a graph
    relative maximum
  13. The lowest point in a particular section of a graph
    relative minimum
  14. extreme value of a function. like minima and maxima or a function. can be relative (local) or absolute
    extrema
  15. A function with a graph that is symmetric with respect to the y-axis
    even function
  16. A function with a graph that is symmetric with respect to the origin
    odd function
  17. transformations where a figure is picked up and moved to another location.
    translations
  18. The number which indicates no quantity, size, or magnitude
    zeros
  19. A transformation in which a geometric figure is reflected across a line,
    creating a mirror image
    reflections
  20. A transformation in which a figure grows larger
    dilations
  21. A function for which every element of the range of the function corresponds to exactly one
    element of the domain.

    one-to-one
  22. Combining two functions by substituting one
    function's formula in place of each x in
    the other function's formula
    composition
  23. The function obtained by switching the
    x- and y-variables in a
    function.
    inverse function
  24. A test use to determine if a function is one-to-one
    horizontal line test
  25. A function that uses different formulas for different parts of its domain.
    piecewise defined
  26. A function with a connected graph
    continuous function

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