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3 Student-Built Glossary (Nicolas M. Briseno)

This is an alphabetical list of the key vocabulary terms you will learn in Chapter 3.

As you study the chapter, complete each term’s definition or description.

Remember to add the page number where you found the term. Add these pages to your Algebra Study Notebook to review vocabulary at the end of the chapter.

Vocabulary Term

Found

on Page

Definition/Description/Example

bounded

154

This is an enclosure of the feasible region

coefficient matrix

192

Is matrix that contains only the coefficients of the system

column matrix

Glossary

The row of numbers that are vertical

consistent

137

If it has at least one solution.

constant matrix

200

Only the constants of a system

constraints (kuhn·STRAYNTS)

Glossary

Conditions given to variables, often expressed as linear inequalities

Cramer’s Rule

192

Uses the coefficient matrix.

dependent

137

If it has an infinite number of solutions, it is dependent.

determinant

189

Cross Product – Cross Product = Determinant

diagonal rule

190

Rewrite the equation and line up the diagnols.

elimination method

139

When one of the variables has the same coefficient in both equations.

equal matrices

Glossary

Matrices that are completely equal and usually the same dimensions.

feasible (FEE·zuh·buhl) region

154

The region in which the vertices create; all values in that region are true.

inconsistent

137

If it has no solutions then it is inconsistent

identity matrix

198

Is a square matrix that, when multiplied by another matrix, equals that same matrix

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