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# FOCA_6.1

### Vocabulary for FOCA_6.1

TermDefinition
base The number that is a repeated factor when written with an exponent.
horizontal asymptote A horizontal line that a graph approaches as |x| gets larger and larger without bound.
x-intercept A point where a graph intersects the x-axis.
y-intercept A point where a graph intersects the y-axis.
compound interest The interest paid on the original principal and on the accumulated past interest.
growth Exponential growth is exhibited when the rate of change—the change per instant or unit of time—of the value of a mathematical function is proportional to the function's current value, resulting in its value at any time being an exponential function of time, i.e., a function in which the time value is the exponent.
decay Exponential decay describes the process of reducing an amount by a consistent percentage rate over a period of time and can be expressed by the formula y=a(1-b)^x wherein y is the final amount, a is the original amount, b is the decay factor, and x is the amount of time that has passed.
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