**Coefficient** — Co ef*fi cient, n. 1. That which unites in action with something else to produce the same effect. [1913 Webster] 2. [Cf. F. coefficient.] (Math.) A number or letter put before a letter or quantity, known or unknown, to show how many times the… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Coefficient of determination** — In statistics, the coefficient of determination R2 is used in the context of statistical models whose main purpose is the prediction of future outcomes on the basis of other related information. It is the proportion of variability in a data set… … Wikipedia

**Coefficient of restitution** — A bouncing basketball captured with a stroboscopic flash at 25 images per second. Ignoring air resistance, the square root of the ratio of the height of one bounce to that of the preceding bounce gives the coefficient of restitution for the… … Wikipedia

**Binomial coefficient** — The binomial coefficients can be arranged to form Pascal s triangle. In mathematics, binomial coefficients are a family of positive integers that occur as coefficients in the binomial theorem. They are indexed by two nonnegative integers; the… … Wikipedia

**Spearman's rank correlation coefficient** — In statistics, Spearman s rank correlation coefficient or Spearman s rho, named after Charles Spearman and often denoted by the Greek letter ho (rho) or as r s, is a non parametric measure of correlation ndash; that is, it assesses how well an… … Wikipedia

**activity coefficient** — noun : the ratio of chemical activity to actual concentration : an arbitrary quantity that in the case of solutions is a measure of the deviation of a more or less concentrated solution from an ideal solution … Useful english dictionary

**Pythagorean triple** — A Pythagorean triple consists of three positive integers a , b , and c , such that a 2 + b 2 = c 2. Such a triple is commonly written ( a , b , c ), and a well known example is (3, 4, 5). If ( a , b , c ) is a Pythagorean triple, then so is ( ka … Wikipedia

**Partial differential equation** — A visualisation of a solution to the heat equation on a two dimensional plane In mathematics, partial differential equations (PDE) are a type of differential equation, i.e., a relation involving an unknown function (or functions) of several… … Wikipedia

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**Debye–Hückel equation** — The Debye–Hückel equation and Debye–Hückel limiting law, were derived by Peter Debye and Erich Hückel, who developed a theory with which to calculate activity coefficients of electrolyte solutions.[1] Activities, rather than concentrations, are… … Wikipedia