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Bounded below
A function is bounded below if there is a number b such that b ? ƒ(x) for all x in the domain of f.

Degree of a polynomial (function)
The largest exponent on the variable in any of the terms of the polynomial (function)

Difference of two vectors
<u1, u2>  <v1, v2> = <u1  v1, u2  v2> or <u1, u2, u3>  <v1, v2, v3> = <u1  v1, u2  v2, u3  v3>

Directrix of a parabola, ellipse, or hyperbola
A line used to determine the conic

Divergence
A sequence or series diverges if it does not converge

Double inequality
A statement that describes a bounded interval, such as 3 ? x < 5

Doubleblind experiment
A blind experiment in which the researcher gathering data from the subjects is not told which subjects have received which treatment

equation of an ellipse
(x  h2) a2 + (y  k)2 b2 = 1 or (y  k)2 a2 + (x  h)2 b2 = 1

Event
A subset of a sample space.

Expanded form of a series
A series written explicitly as a sum of terms (not in summation notation).

First octant
The points (x, y, z) in space with x > 0 y > 0, and z > 0.

Focal width of a parabola
The length of the chord through the focus and perpendicular to the axis.

Grapher or graphing utility
Graphing calculator or a computer with graphing software.

Halfangle identity
Identity involving a trigonometric function of u/2.

Implicitly defined function
A function that is a subset of a relation defined by an equation in x and y.

Polar axis
See Polar coordinate system.

Polynomial interpolation
The process of fitting a polynomial of degree n to (n + 1) points.

Product of matrices A and B
The matrix in which each entry is obtained by multiplying the entries of a row of A by the corresponding entries of a column of B and then adding

Root of an equation
A solution.

Transitive property
If a = b and b = c , then a = c. Similar properties hold for the inequality symbols <, >, ?, ?.