18 terms

Patterns, Functions & Algebra vocabulary terms for MSM 1 and MSM 2.

Equation

A statement that two expressions are equal.

Expression

A collection of numbers, variables, operations, and grouping symbols.

Variable

A symbol, usually a letter, used to represent one or more numbers.

Coefficient

The numerical factor of an algebraic term.

Constant

A term that has no variable factors.

Term

Part of an expression that is separated by addition or subtraction.

Inequality

Less than, greater than, less than or equal to, greater than or equal to

Like Terms

Terms with the same variables, raised to the same power.

Addition

The operation of combining by means of a total.

Subtraction

The operation of "taking away" or "finding a difference"

Multiplication

The operation of "times" or "finding the product"

Division

The operation of "finding the quotient"

Relation

Any set of ordered pairs

Function

A rule that establishes a relationship between two quantities called the input and output.

Domain

All of the input values of a function.

Range

All of the output values of a function.

Independant Variable

The input value

Dependant Variable

The output value