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Math Glossary Letter Q
qed
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QED stands for the Latin phrase quod erat demonstrandum, which means That which was to be proven. Used at the end of a proof
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1 of 4 sections on the Cartesian graph. Quadrant I: (x, y), Quadrant II (-x, y), Quadrant III, (-x, -y), Quadrant IV (x, -y)
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The first quadrant on a cartesian graph, located in the upper-right hand side. All points are in the form (x, y).
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The second quadrant on a cartesian graph, located in the upper-left hand side. All points are in the form (-x, y).
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The third quadrant on a cartesian graph, located in the lower-left hand side. All points are in the form (-x, -y).
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The fourth quadrant on a cartesian graph, located in the lower-right hand side. All points are in the form (x, -y).
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Polynomials with a maximum term degree as the second degree
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Equation with a polynomial with a maximum term degree as the second degree
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Inequality with a polynomial with a maximum term degree as the second degree
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Polygon with 4 edges/sides and 4 corners/vertices
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Multiply by 4
qualitative data
noun
Information that describes something. This is information you can observe
quantitative data
noun
Information given in numbers or values that you can count or measure
quantity
noun
amount of something
quart
noun
Unit of liquid volume
quarter
noun
A currency unit worth 25 cents
quartic equations
noun
4th degree polynomial equations
quartile
noun
1 of 4 equal groups in the distribution of a number set
query
noun
A question, often associated with a data set from a database
quintile
noun
The bottom 20% or the upper 80% of a number set
quintuple
noun
Multiply by 5
quotient
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The result of dividing two expressions.
quotient-remainder theorem
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When we divide A by B, Q is the quotient, R is the remainder