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Definition of Indeterminate

Indeterminate
Indeterminate In`de*ter"mi*nate, a. [L. indeterminatus.] Not determinate; not certain or fixed; indefinite; not precise; as, an indeterminate number of years. --Paley. Indeterminate analysis (Math.), that branch of analysis which has for its object the solution of indeterminate problems. Indeterminate coefficients (Math.), coefficients arbitrarily assumed for convenience of calculation, or to facilitate some artifice of analysis. Their values are subsequently determined. Indeterminate equation (Math.), an equation in which the unknown quantities admit of an infinite number of values, or sets of values. A group of equations is indeterminate when it contains more unknown quantities than there are equations. Indeterminate inflorescence (Bot.), a mode of inflorescence in which the flowers all arise from axillary buds, the terminal bud going on to grow and sometimes continuing the stem indefinitely; -- called also acropetal, botryose, centripetal, & indefinite inflorescence. --Gray. Indeterminate problem (Math.), a problem which admits of an infinite number of solutions, or one in which there are fewer imposed conditions than there are unknown or required results. Indeterminate quantity (Math.), a quantity which has no fixed value, but which may be varied in accordance with any proposed condition. Indeterminate series (Math.), a series whose terms proceed by the powers of an indeterminate quantity, sometimes also with indeterminate exponents, or indeterminate coefficients. -- In`de*ter"mi*nate*ly adv. -- In`de*ter"mi*nate*ness, n.

Meaning of Indeterminate from wikipedia

- Indeterminate may refer to: Indeterminate (variable), a symbol that is treated as a variable Indeterminate system, a system of simultaneous equations that...
- In statics and structural mechanics, a structure is statically indeterminate when the static equilibrium equations – force and moment equilibrium conditions –...
- original limit, then the expression is called an indeterminate form. More specifically, an indeterminate form is a mathematical expression involving at...
- In biology and botany, indeterminate growth is growth that is not terminated in contrast to determinate growth that stops once a genetically pre-determined...
- In mathematics, and/or particularly in formal algebra, an indeterminate is a symbol that is treated as a variable, does not stand for anything else except...
- In mathematics, particularly in algebra, an indeterminate equation is an equation for which there is more than one solution. For example, the equation...
- In mathematics, particularly in algebra, an indeterminate system is a system of simultaneous equations (e.g., linear equations) which has more than one...
- In mathematics, a polynomial is an expression consisting of indeterminates (also called variables) and coefficients, that involves only the operations...
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