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### Coefficient Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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

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

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### Coefficient Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

In mathematics, a coefficient is a constant multiplicative factor of a certain object. For example, the coefficient in 9x2 is 9.

The object can be such things as a variable, a vector, a function, etc. In some cases, the objects and the coefficients are indexed in the same way, leading to expressions such as:

where an is the coefficient of the variable xn for each n = 1, 2, 3, …

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- What is the Gini
**coefficient**?

Fifty years ago, Corrado Gini, inventor of the Gini**coefficient**, which measures income inequality, died. Read more on this news related to 'Coefficient' - What does it mean if the correlation
**coefficient**is positive, negative, or zero?

Learn what the correlation**coefficient**between two variables is and what positive, negative and zero correlation**coefficient**s signify. Read more on this news related to 'Coefficient' - How do I calculate correlation between market indicators and specific stocks?

Discover how to calculate the correlation**coefficient**between market indicators and stock prices, a critical skill in technical analysis. Read more on this news related to 'Coefficient'