BASIC ALGEBRA GLOSSARY

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Tangent Line A Line is said to be Tangent to a function when it touches the graph of the function at a single point.
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Tau Tau is the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet.
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Term In most mathematical expressions a single Term is isolated from other Terms by plus or minus signs.
A Term is the same as a Monomial, in casual mathematical language.
More strictly, a Term is a Monomial with no coefficient.
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Tessellate A planar pattern of repeating geometric shapes is a Tessellation; to produce these shapes is to Tessellate.
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Third Quartile For certain types of data, it is the 75th percentile.
Also high quartile or upper quartile.
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Three Dimensions The Dimensions of space or volume are Three Dimensions, typically labeled with rectangular, spherical, or cylindrical coordinates.
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Transitive Property The Transitive Property is exhibited when three values are related in the following manner: If A = B and B = C, then A = C.
The relation need not be equality.
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Transversal A line that crosses two or more parallel lines is often termed a Transversal.
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Triangle A three-sided polygon.
Triangles are either acute, right, or obtuse.
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Trinomial A polynomial with three terms. Play_video
Triple As a verb, Triple means to multiply by three.
As a noun, the result from multiplication by three.
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Truncation Replace the lesser digits of some number with zeros with no regard for rounding; this is Truncation.
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Two Dimensions A plane has Two Dimensions.
Planar figures are Two Dimensional.
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