Chemistry. the analysis of a substance to determine the amounts and proportions of its chemical constituents.Compare qualitative analysis.
Business. the use of especially computerized mathematical analysis to support decision making, make business forecasts or investment recommendations, etc.
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Can You Name the 3 Types of Adjectives?For starters, Adjectives are words that describe nouns or pronouns. They answer questions like what kind, how many, and which one? The three main types of adjectives are descriptive adjectives, quantitative adjectives, and demonstrative adjectives. Descriptive Adjectives Descriptive adjectives describe the characteristics of a noun. They can tell you about a noun’s size, color, shape, taste, and more. Some examples are small, red, round, friendly, …
- quantitative character,
- quantitative easing,
- quantitative genetics,
- quantitative inheritance,
Origin of quantitative analysis
First recorded in 1840–50
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The testing of a substance or mixture to determine the amounts and proportions of its chemical constituents.
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