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# math vocab unit 5

Question | Answer |
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a sequence whose successive term results from addition of a common difference, d | Arithmetic Sequence |

a line that a graph gets closer to as the value of a variable becomes extremely large or small | Asymptote |

the value of b in a function of the form f(x)=ab^x, where a and b are real numbers with a -- 0, b>0, and b-- 1 | Base |

Interest earned or paid on both the principal and previously earned interest | Compound Inetrest |

multiplying a function by a positive constant between 0 and 1 | Compression |

a limitation on the possible values of variables in a model, often expressed by an equation or inequality or by specifying that the value must be an integer | Constraint |

the trends in the y-values of a function as the x-values approach positive and negative infinity | End Behavior |

an exponential function of the form f(x)=ab^x in which 0<b<1, If r is the rate of decay, then the function can be written y=a (1-r)^t, where a is the initial amount and t is the time | Exponential Decay |

a function of the from f(x)=ab^x, where a and b are real numbers with a -- 0, b -- 1 | Exponential Function |

an exponential function of the form f(x)=ab^x in which b>1 . If r is the rate of the growth, then the function can be written y=a(1+r)^t, where a is the initial amount and t is the time | Exponential Growth |

a sequence whose successive terms result from multiplication of a constant ratio, r, where r-- 0 and r --1 | Geometric Sequence |

a shift of the parabola left or right, with no change in the shape of the parabola | Horizontal Translation |

the concept of something that is unlimited, endless, without bound | Infinity |

a way of writing subsets of the real number line using endpoints, parenthesis, and/or brackets | Interval Notation |

one of the constants in a function or equation that may be changed. Also the third variable in a set of parametric equations | Parameter |

a sequence in which one or more previous terms are used to generate the next term | Recursive Relationship |

a fixed percent of the principal | Simple Interest |

multiplying a function by a positive constant greater than 1 | Stretch |

a shift of the parabola up or down, with no change in the shape of the parabola | Vertical Translation |

for any nonzero real number x, x^0=1 | Zero Exponent |