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# eccentricity:

A ratio used in some definitions of conic sections.

# ellipse:

The set of all points in a plane such that the sum of the distances (focal radii) from two given points (foci) is constant.

# ellipsis:

A symbol indicating that the pattern-continues in a sequence.

# equivalent transformation:

A transformation that results in an equation equivalent to the original.

# event:

A subset of a sample space.

# explicit definition:

A definition used to state the relationship between a term t. of a sequence and the number n of that term.

# exponential equation:

An equation with the variable in an exponent.

# exponential function:

For all real numbers x and for all positive numbers b, b ¹ 1, the equation y = b^x defines an exponential function with base b.

Note: The terms in this collection may not be entirely accurate.
They are for reference only.