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f test statistic

face valuetest statistic has an F-distribution under the null hypothesis

facesthe price that the issuer pays at the time of maturity

factorflat surface forming part of the boundary of a solid object

factor by groupinga divisor of an integer n, also called a factor of n, is an integer m that may be multiplied by some integer to produce n.

factor pairsGroup terms and factor out a GCF and common binomial

factorialset of two numbers with a product resulting in a certain number

factoring polynomialsThe product of an integer and all the integers below it

fahrenheitFactor a polynomial into the product of multiple polynomials/binomials/monomials

falling objectUnit of temperature

falsemath problems involving an object being dropped from a certain height

favorable outcomeA statement that cannot be proven formally from the axioms

Feetthe outcome that you are looking for in an experiment

Fermats Little TheoremUnit of distance measurement, equal to 12 inches

fibonacciif p is a prime number, then for any integer a, the number a^{p}- a is an integer multiple of p

a^{p}≡ a (mod p)

fibonacci numbersa number, commonly denoted F_{n}, which form the Fibonacci sequence, in which each number is the sum of the two preceding ones

fibonacci retracementSequence of numbers starting with 0, 1, where the next number equals the sum of the last two numbers

F_{n}= F_{n - 1}- F_{n - 2}

FIFOa method of technical analysis for determining support and resistance levels

FIFOFirst In First Out - inventory cost method where the cost associated with the inventory that was purchased first is the cost expenses first.

figurate numberFirst In, First Out is an accounting method in which assets purchased or acquired first are disposed of first

financea number that can be represented by a regular geometrical arrangement of equally spaced points. If the arrangement forms a regular polygon, the number is called a polygonal.

finitestudy of investments

finite fieldhaving limits or bounds

fisher inversefield containing a finite number of elements

fisher transformationInverse of the Fisher Transform

e^{2z}- 1/e^{2z}+ 1

fishers exact testTransform a set of numbers into a Gaussian distribution

fixed costsignificance test used in the analysis of contingency tables

flat pricebusiness expenses that are not dependent on the level of goods or services produced by the business

floorprice of a bond without accrued interest

floyds trianglethe greatest integer that is less than or equal to x

flushright-angled triangular array of natural numbers

fociA hand in card games where all cards contain the same suit (hearts, spades, diamonds, clubs)

focusspecial points with reference to which any of a variety of curves is constructed

FOILfixed point on the interior of a parabola used in the formal definition of the curve

footFirst Outside Inside Last - A method for multiplying two binomials

forcea unit of length in the customary system of measurement equal to 12 inches

force of interesta push or pull that acts upon an object as a result of that objects interactions with its surroundings

F = ma

formulaa nominal interest rate or a discount rate compounded infinite number of times (or continuously) per time period.

fortnighta fact or a rule written with mathematical symbols. A concise way of expressing information symbolically.

forward priceA unit of time equal to 14 days

forward rateprice of an asset in a forward contract

fractalprice of an asset in a forward contract

fractionA figure that is self-similar.

fraction cancellation propertyhow many parts of a certain size exist

a/b where a is the numerator and b is the denominator

fractional indicesdivide out factors that are common to both a numerator and a denominator

frequencyAn exponent fraction

frequency analysisnumber of times a data value occurs

frequency distributionnumber of times each letter is used in a phrase

frequency distribution tablefrequency measurement of various outcomes

functiona method to organize the data given so that it makes it more meaningful and easier to understand

function testrelation between a set of inputs and permissible outputs

ƒ(x)

fundamental rule of countingTest where you draw a vertical line on a graph to make sure it only passes through one point

FurlongsIf there are m ways to do one thing, and n ways to do another, then there are m*n ways of doing both

Total Choices = n_{1}* n_{2}* n_{3}* ... * n_{k}

future valuedistance measurement equal to 1/8 mile

the value of a current asset at a future date based on an assumed rate of growth