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Addition principle of probability.
P(A or B) = P(A) + P(B)  P(A and B). If A and B are mutually exclusive events, then P(A or B) = P(A) + P(B)

Amplitude
See Sinusoid.

artesian coordinate system
An association between the points in a plane and ordered pairs of real numbers; or an association between the points in threedimensional space and ordered triples of real numbers

Compounded k times per year
Interest compounded using the formula A = Pa1 + rkbkt where k = 1 is compounded annually, k = 4 is compounded quarterly k = 12 is compounded monthly, etc.

Constraints
See Linear programming problem.

Directed angle
See Polar coordinates.

Domain of a function
The set of all input values for a function

Imaginary axis
See Complex plane.

Mathematical induction
A process for proving that a statement is true for all natural numbers n by showing that it is true for n = 1 (the anchor) and that, if it is true for n = k, then it must be true for n = k + 1 (the inductive step)

Measure of spread
A measure that tells how widely distributed data are.

Permutations of n objects taken r at a time
There are nPr = n!1n  r2! such permutations

Product of complex numbers
(a + bi)(c + di) = (ac  bd) + (ad + bc)i

Reference triangle
For an angle ? in standard position, a reference triangle is a triangle formed by the terminal side of angle ?, the xaxis, and a perpendicular dropped from a point on the terminal side to the xaxis. The angle in a reference triangle at the origin is the reference angle

Sample space
Set of all possible outcomes of an experiment.

Statistic
A number that measures a quantitative variable for a sample from a population.

Symmetric difference quotient of ƒ at a
ƒ(x + h)  ƒ(x  h) 2h

Term of a polynomial (function)
An expression of the form anxn in a polynomial (function).

Translation
See Horizontal translation, Vertical translation.

Variable (in statistics)
A characteristic of individuals that is being identified or measured.

yzplane
The points (0, y, z) in Cartesian space.
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