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Definition of Coefficient
CoefficientCoefficient Co`ef*fi"cient, a.
Co["o]perating; acting together to produce an effect.
Co`ef*fi"cient*ly, adv. CoefficientCoefficient Co`ef*fi"cient, n.
1. That which unites in action with something else to produce
the same effect.
2. [Cf. F. 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, 6x; bx; here 6
and b are coefficients of x.
3. (Physics) 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 coefficient of expansion; the
coefficient of friction.
Arbitrary coefficient (Math.), a literal coefficient placed
arbitrarily in an algebraic expression, the value of the
coefficient being afterwards determined by the conditions
of the problem.
Meaning of Coefficient from wikipedia
- In mathematics, a coefficient
is a multiplicative factor
in some term of a polynomial, a series, or any expression; it is usually
a number, but may be...
- In economics, the Gini coefficient
(/ˈdʒiːni/ JEE-nee), also the Gini index
and the Gini ratio, is a measure
of statistical dispersion intended
- Pearson correlation coefficient
/ˈpɪərsən/) ― also known
as Pearson's r, the Pearson
product-moment correlation coefficient
(PPMCC), the bivariate...
- In European
football, the UEFA coefficients
used for ranking
and seeding teams
in club and international
- In probability theory
and statistics, the coefficient
(CV), also known
as relative standard deviation
(RSD), is a standardized...
- the binomial coefficients
are the positive integers
in the binomial
theorem. Commonly, a binomial coefficient
- In the physical
sciences, a partition coefficient
(P) or distribution coefficient
(D) is the ratio
of a compound
in a mixture
- strain) divided
by the change
the material's coefficient
of linear thermal expansion
and generally varies
with temperature. As...
- An activity coefficient
is a factor
used in thermodynamics
from ideal behaviour
in a mixture
substances. In an ideal...
- roughness. The coefficient
is not a function
of m**** or volume. For instance, a large aluminum block
has the same coefficient
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