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Algebra 1 Chapter 7
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exponent
a number that show repeated multiplication
product of powers property
power of powers property
scientific notation
a number expressed in the form "a" x 10^n when "a" is between 1 and 10.
quotient of powers property
index
with a radical sign, the index indicates the degree of the root
exponential function
a function in the form of y = ab^x when "a" doesn't equal zero and "b" doesn't equal 1
exponential growth
y = ab^x when b>1
growth factor
the number in front of the exponent when it is greater than 1
exponential decay
y = ab^x when 0<b<1
decay factor
the number in front of the exponent when it is between 0 and 1
simple interest
interest that is only paid on the principal
compounded interest
interest paid on the both the principal and the interest that has already been paid
geometric sequence
a number sequence formed by multiplying a term in a sequence by a fixed number to find the next term
common ratio
the fixed number used to find terms in a geometric sequence
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