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MTH 111 Vocabulary Worksheet, Winter 2014


This vocabulary list is designed to help you build some notes through-out the term. You may not have information
to fill in each box; these are merely suggestions to help you understand the material. The Other information box
can be used for a definition in your own words, relevant formulas, additional useful information or facts, etc. Keep
in mind this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all important terms. Remember that the Putting It All Together
box at the end of each section is also a good reference!
Examples:
perimeter
Book definition: (p. R-1)
distance around the boundary of a geometric
shape


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Rectangle with length L and width W:


Circle with radius R:
Also called circumference C


similar
triangles
Book definition: (p. R-5)
two triangles that have corresponding angles
of equal measure, but the triangles are not
necessarily the same size


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Other information:
Remember! Corresponding sides not equal,
but the ratios are equal
Careful! Might be rotated:





30
o

30
o

60
o

60
o

90
o

90
o


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1.3 Functions and Their Representation (Week 1)
function
Book definition: (p30)





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domain
Book definition: (p27)





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range
Book definition: (p27)





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1.4 Types of Functions and Their Rates of Change(Week 1)
slope
Book definition: (p44)




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example:

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increasing
function
Book definition: (p49)




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example:

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decreasing
function
Book definition: (p49)




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example:

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average rate of
change
Book definition: (p51)



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example:

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difference
quotient
Book definition: (p53)



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example:

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3.5 Transforming Functions (Week 2A)
vertical
translations
(shifts)
Book definition: (p207)





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example:

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horizontal
translations
(shifts)
Book definition: (p208)





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example:

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vertical
scaling
Book definition:(p210)





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example:

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horizontal
scaling
Book definition:(p211)





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example:

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vertical
reflection
(across the
x-axis)
Book definition: (p212)




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example:

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horizontal
reflection
(across the
y-axis)
Book definition: (p213)





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example:

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3.1-2,4 Quadratic Functions, Models, Equations, and Problem Solving (Wks 2B,3)
vertex
Book definition: (p157,161)




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example:

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vertex form
Book definition: (p159)




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example:

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general form
Book definition: (p156)




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example:

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quadratic
formula
Book definition: (p177)




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example:

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2.5 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities (Week 3B)
distance/
difference
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example:

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absolute
value
Book definition: (p135)





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example:

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4.1-4.4 Polynomial Functions (Weeks 4B, 5A)
polynomial
Book definition: (p232)




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example:

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degree
Book definition: (p232)




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example:

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leading
coefficient
Book definition: (p232)




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example:

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extrema
Book definition:(p233)




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example:

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even function
Book definition: (p236)




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example:

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odd function
Book definition:(p236) Relevant graph, picture, or
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example:

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end behavior
Book definition: (p245)




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example:

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continuous
Book definition: (p122)




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example:

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root/zero
Book definition: (p268)




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example:

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factor
Book definition: (p268)




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example:

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factored form
Book definition: (p269) Relevant graph, picture, or
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example:

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multiplicity
Book definition: (p269)




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example:

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4.6-8 Rational Functions and Equalities (Weeks 5B, 6)
rational
function
Book definition: (p289)




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example:

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rational
equation
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example:

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asymptote
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vertical
asymptote
Book definition: (p290)




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example:

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horizontal
asymptote
Book definition: (p291-2)




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example:

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hole
Book definition: (p294,298) Relevant graph, picture, or
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example:

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slant (oblique)
asymptote
Book definition: (p295)



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example:

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lowest terms
Book definition:(p294 (in ex4))



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example:

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radical
equation
Book definition: (p324)




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example:

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common
denominator
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example:

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extraneous
roots
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example:

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5.1, 2 Combining Functions and Inverse Functions (Week 7)
composition of
functions
Book definition: (p654)




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example:

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inverse
function
Book definition: (p369)




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example:

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one-to-one
function
Book definition: (p368)




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example:

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5.3 Exponential Functions and Models (Week 8)
exponential
function
Book definition: (p381,384)




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example:

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exponential
growth
Book definition:(p384)




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example:

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exponential
decay
Book definition: (p384)




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example:

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compound
interest
Book definition: (p385-6)




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example:

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continuous
compounding
Book definition: (p388)




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example:

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half life
Book definition: (p391)




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example:

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natural
exponential
function
Book definition: (p387)




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example:

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5.4-6 Logarithmic Functions and Models (Week 9)
logarithmic
function
Book definition: (p400)




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example:

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natural
logarithm
Book definition: (p402)




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example:

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inverse
properties of
the logarithm
Book definition: (p404)




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example:

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