Coefficient

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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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