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Bar chart
A rectangular graphical display of categorical data.

Closed interval
An interval that includes its endpoints

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

Cube root
nth root, where n = 3 (see Principal nth root),

Dot product
The number found when the corresponding components of two vectors are multiplied and then summed

Fibonacci sequence
The sequence 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, . . ..

Finite series
Sum of a finite number of terms.

Histogram
A graph that visually represents the information in a frequency table using rectangular areas proportional to the frequencies.

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)

Multiplication property of inequality
If u < v and c > 0, then uc < vc. If u < and c < 0, then uc > vc

Parabola
The graph of a quadratic function, or the set of points in a plane that are equidistant from a fixed point (the focus) and a fixed line (the directrix).

Polar form of a complex number
See Trigonometric form of a complex number.

Polynomial function
A function in which ƒ(x)is a polynomial in x, p. 158.

Positive association
A relationship between two variables in which higher values of one variable are generally associated with higher values of the other variable, p. 717.

Probability function
A function P that assigns a real number to each outcome O in a sample space satisfying: 0 … P1O2 … 1, P12 = 0, and the sum of the probabilities of all outcomes is 1.

Projectile motion
The movement of an object that is subject only to the force of gravity

Quadratic equation in x
An equation that can be written in the form ax 2 + bx + c = 01a ? 02

Radian measure
The measure of an angle in radians, or, for a central angle, the ratio of the length of the intercepted arc tothe radius of the circle.

Spiral of Archimedes
The graph of the polar curve.

Window dimensions
The restrictions on x and y that specify a viewing window. See Viewing window.