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quadratic form
Word Origin
noun
Mathematics
.
a polynomial all of whose terms are of degree 2 in two or more variables, as 5
x
2
− 2
xy
+ 3
y
2
.
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Origin of
quadratic form
First recorded in
1855–60
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