# quantitative analysis

## Definitions

### General Science

### Construction

- The analysis of a sample (solid, liquid, or gas) to determine the proportions of its various components.

### Electronics

- A test, such as a quantitative analysis, whose results are expressed in numerical terms.
- An analysis whose results are expressed in numerical terms. For example, an analysis in which it is determined which
__chemical__ species are present in a sample, and in what proportions. A qualitative analysis would only determine, for instance, the species present.

### Forex

- A mathematical review of an
__asset__'s value. A quantitative analysis of a stock's __price__ might involve looking at its issuer's income, __profit__ margin and market share. A forex quantitative analyst might focus on mathematically relating the economic factors prevailing in one country to those in another to assess a currency pair's present exchange __rate__.

### Health Economics

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