coefficient

Definitions

Aviation

  • noun a mathematical quantity placed before and multiplying another

Economics

  • A number or symbol multiplied by a variable.
  • In a regression analysis, the estimated numerical association between one variable and another, usually taken to represent the sign and size of the causal effect of one on the other.

Electronics

Health Economics

  • (written as Coefficient)
    A value or algebraic expression that expresses the structure of an equation. For example, in the equation y = c + a x + b z, a is the coefficient of x and b is the coefficient of z. c is the constant term.
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