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Linear equation

an equation that forms a line when graphed

X intercept

A point on the x axis (X,0)

Parent function

Simpliest graph in a family

Family of graphs

A group or graphs with one or more similiar characteristic

Y intercept

A point on the y axis (0,Y)

Standard form

Ax + By = C

Reflection

Flips a graph across a line

Constant function

a linear function of the form f(x)=b

Sequence

an ordered list of numbers

Set builder notation

A notation used to describe the elements of a set

Zeros/roots

Another nane for the X intercept

Rate of change

A ratio that describes, on average, how one quantity changes with respect to another quantity

Linear function

A function whose graph is a straight line.

Slope intercept form

y=mx+b

Dilation

A stretch or compression of a function

Common difference

the difference between consecutive terms of an arithmetic sequence

Translation

A transformation of a function. up, down, left, or right

Arithmetic sequence

A sequence in which the difference between any two consecutive terms is the same.

Transformation

A movement of a function on the coordinate plane to create a new function

Term of sequence

Each number in a sequence

Vertex

A point where two or more straight lines meet.

Absolute value function

f(x)=|x|

piecewise function

a function composed of 2 or more functions

M

Slope

Rise

Tells us how to move vertically from one point to the next

Run

Tells us how to move horizontally from one point to the next