Definition of Coefficient. Meaning of Coefficient. Synonyms of Coefficient

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Definition of Coefficient

Coefficient
Coefficient Co`ef*fi"cient, a. Co["o]perating; acting together to produce an effect. Co`ef*fi"cient*ly, adv.
Coefficient
Coefficient 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 involved in some term of a polynomial, a series, or an expression. It may be a number (dimensionless)...
- In European football, the UEFA coefficients are statistics based in weighted arithmetic means used for ranking and seeding teams in club and international...
- In economics, the Gini coefficient (/ˈdʒiːni/ JEE-nee), also known as the Gini index or Gini ratio, is a measure of statistical dispersion intended to...
- In statistics, the Pearson correlation coefficient (PCC) is a correlation coefficient that measures linear correlation between two sets of data. It is...
- In fluid dynamics, the drag coefficient (commonly denoted as: c d {\displaystyle c_{\mathrm {d} }} , c x {\displaystyle c_{x}} or c w {\displaystyle c_{\rm...
- A correlation coefficient is a numerical measure of some type of linear correlation, meaning a statistical relationship between two variables. The variables...
- the binomial coefficients are the positive integers that occur as coefficients in the binomial theorem. Commonly, a binomial coefficient is indexed by...
- In probability theory and statistics, the coefficient of variation (CV), also known as normalized root-mean-square deviation (NRMSD), percent RMS, and...
- In the physical sciences, a partition coefficient (P) or distribution coefficient (D) is the ratio of concentrations of a compound in a mixture of two...
- Extinction coefficient refers to several different measures of the absorption of light in a medium: Attenuation coefficient, sometimes called "extinction...