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Function Notation

Where $f(x)$ is the output value $y$ for a given $x$ in a function.

Function

A relation in which no two ordered pairs have the same first component and different second components.

FOIL method

The method of expanding a product of two binomials by multiplying the first, outer, inner, and last terms of the original product.

Factoring completely

Factoring an expression until it cannot be factored further.

Factoring

The reverse process of multiplying polynomials using the distributive property.

Factor

If $a$ and $b$ are positive integers, then $a$ is a factor (or divisor) of $b$ if and only if a divides evenly into $b$.

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