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A2Vocab- Radical Functions

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radical equation
An equation with a root symbol over the variable
extraneous solution
A solution for a simplified version of an equation that does not solve the original equation
radicand
The expression beneath the radical symbol
rational exponent
A fractional exponent
index
The number that indicates what type of root a radical is
translation
A transformation in which a graph is slid or moved to another location without any change in size or orientation
Reflection
A transformation in which a graph is reflected across a line, creating a mirror image
stretch
A transformation in which all distances on the coordinate plane are lengthened by multiplying all x-coordinates or all y-coordinates by a common factor greater than one
shrink
A transformation in which all distances on the coordinate plane are shortened by multiplying all x-coordinates or all y-coordinates by a common factor less than one