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*n]* - a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic

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**Co`ef·fi'cient** * adjective* Coöperating; acting together to produce an effect.

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Co`ef·fi'cient noun 1. That which unites in action with something else to produce the same effect. 2. [ Confer French coefficient .] (Math.) A number or letter put before a letter or quantity, known or unknown, to show how many times the latter is to be taken; as, 6 x

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1. The expression of the amount or degree of any quality possessed by a substance, or of the degree of physical or chemical change normally occurring in that substance under stated conditions. ... 2. The ratio or factor that relates a quantity observed under one set of conditions to that observed under standard conditions, usually when all variable

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*noun* a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic

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(ko″ә-fish´әnt) an expression of the change or effect produced by the variation in certain variables, or of the ratio between two different quantities. in chemistry, a number or figure put before a chemical formula to indicate how many times the formula is to be multiplied.

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• (n.) That which unites in action with something else to produce the same effect. • (a.) Cooperating; acting together to produce an effect. • (n.) A number, commonly used in computation as a factor, expressing the amount of some change or effect under certain fixed conditions as to temperature, length, volume, etc.; as, the coeffici

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1. A number or symbol multiplied by a variable. 2. In a regression analysis, the estimated numerical association between one variable and another, usually taken to represent the sign and size of the causal effect of one on the other.

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*[disambiguation]* Coefficient could have one of the following meanings: Also, ...

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Type: Term Pronunciation: kō′ĕ-fish′ĕnt Definitions: 1. The expression of the amount or degree of any quality possessed by a substance, or of the degree of physical or chemical change normally occurring in that substance under stated conditions. 2. The ratio or factor that relates a quantity observed under one set of cond

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is 4. Specific coefficients arise in mathematical identities, such as the binomial theorem which involves binomial coefficients; these particular coefficients are tabulated in Pascal`s triangle. ==Linear algebra== Coefficient is just the fancy name for the numbers multiplied by variables. ==Examples of physical coefficients== ...

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A coefficient is a constant used to multiply another value....

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result of division of two quantities of different kinds NOTE - A coefficient is a quantity having a dimension.

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A number or other factor that multiplies a variable. For example, in the equation 3x - 4ky = 8, the 3 and 4k are coefficients of the variables x and y. In the expression ax - 2by

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^{2} - (a + 5)y there are four terms, and the coefficients are, in...

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In science a coefficient is a pure numeric characteristic of some property of a material. It appears in the form of a constant multiplying a term or terms in an equation expressing the behaviour of the material in question. Thus in the expression 3ax we should understand as the coefficient of x, 3a, and as the coefficient of ax, 3.

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Number part in front of an algebraic term, signifying multiplication. For example, in the expression 4x2 + 2xy - x, the coefficient of x2 is 4 (because 4x2 means 4 ×

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