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Annual percentage yield (APY)
The rate that would give the same return if interest were computed just once a year

Combination
An arrangement of elements of a set, in which order is not important

Commutative properties
a + b = b + a ab = ba

Cone
See Right circular cone.

Convergence of a sequence
A sequence {an} converges to a if limn: q an = a

Conversion factor
A ratio equal to 1, used for unit conversion

Exponential regression
A procedure for fitting an exponential function to a set of data.

Frequency table (in statistics)
A table showing frequencies.

Magnitude of an arrow
The magnitude of PQ is the distance between P and Q

Mean (of a set of data)
The sum of all the data divided by the total number of items

Probability simulation
A numerical simulation of a probability experiment in which assigned numbers appear with the same probabilities as the outcomes of the experiment.

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

Quantitative variable
A variable (in statistics) that takes on numerical values for a characteristic being measured.

Reflection across the xaxis
x, y and (x,y) are reflections of each other across the xaxis.

Scatter plot
A plot of all the ordered pairs of a twovariable data set on a coordinate plane.

Solution of a system in two variables
An ordered pair of real numbers that satisfies all of the equations or inequalities in the system

Solve by substitution
Method for solving systems of linear equations.

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

Vertical stretch or shrink
See Stretch, Shrink.

xaxis
Usually the horizontal coordinate line in a Cartesian coordinate system with positive direction to the right,.