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# Algebra S2 Vocab

Term | Definition |
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Monomial | A single term. |

Hypotenuse | The longest side of a right triangle. |

Binomial | Two terms that are added or subtracted. |

Axis of Symmetry | A vertical line containing the vertex of a parabola. |

Trinomial | Three terms that are added or subtracted. |

Rational Equation | An equation containing rational expressions. |

Trigonometry | The study of the properties of triangles. |

Distance Formula | The formula used to find the distance between two points. |

Factoring | Expressing a polynomial as products. |

Quadratic Formula | The formula that can be used to solve any quadratic equation. |

FOIL Method | A way to multiply binomials. |

Complex Fraction | A fraction within another fraction. |

Inverse Variation | An equation where xy = k OR y = k/x. |

Quadratic Equation | An equation where x is raised to the second power. |

Direct Variation | An equation where y = kx. |

Parabola | The graph of a quadratic function. |

Similar Figures | Polygons with the same shape and proportional side lengths. |

Radical | A symbol that means a non-negative square root. |

Pythagorean Theorem | The relationship between the sides of a right triangle. |

Irrational Number | As a decimal, a number that never repeats or terminates. |

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