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