Math Vocabulary

By: Tanner Smith

Parabola- A special curve, shaped like an arch.

Quadratic- Of, relating to, or containing quantities of the second degree

Vertex- A point where two or more straight lines meet. A corner.

axis of symmetry- A line through a shape so that each side is a mirror image.

Maximum value- The largest value

Minimum value- The smallest value

terms- n Algebra a term is either:a single number, a variable, or numbers and variables multiplied together.

first differences- a sequence formed by subtracting each term of a sequence from the next term

second differences-

zeros(roots)- Where a function equals the value zero