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Annuity
A sequence of equal periodic payments.

Aphelion
The farthest point from the Sun in a planet’s orbit

Arcsine function
See Inverse sine function.

Axis of symmetry
See Line of symmetry.

Completing the square
A method of adding a constant to an expression in order to form a perfect square

Discriminant
For the equation ax 2 + bx + c, the expression b2  4ac; for the equation Ax2 + Bxy + Cy2 + Dx + Ey + F = 0, the expression B2  4AC

Division algorithm for polynomials
Given ƒ(x), d(x) ? 0 there are unique polynomials q1x (quotient) and r1x(remainder) ƒ1x2 = d1x2q1x2 + r1x2 with with either r1x2 = 0 or degree of r(x) 6 degree of d1x2

DMS measure
The measure of an angle in degrees, minutes, and seconds

Equation
A statement of equality between two expressions.

Explanatory variable
A variable that affects a response variable.

Geometric sequence
A sequence {an}in which an = an1.r for every positive integer n ? 2. The nonzero number r is called the common ratio.

Intercepted arc
Arc of a circle between the initial side and terminal side of a central angle.

Lower bound of f
Any number b for which b < ƒ(x) for all x in the domain of ƒ

Octants
The eight regions of space determined by the coordinate planes.

Pole
See Polar coordinate system.

Position vector of the point (a, b)
The vector <a,b>.

Quadratic formula
The formula x = b 2b2  4ac2a used to solve ax 2 + bx + c = 0.

Tangent line of ƒ at x = a
The line through (a, ƒ(a)) with slope ƒ'(a) provided ƒ'(a) exists.

Triangular form
A special form for a system of linear equations that facilitates finding the solution.

Whole numbers
The numbers 0, 1, 2, 3, ... .