# 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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