quantity

Pronunciation

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Pronunciation

- (
*British*) IPA: /ˈkwɒn.tɪ.ti/ - (
*GA*) enPR: kwŏnʹ(t)ĭtē, IPA: /ˈkwɑn(t)ɨti/, [ˈkʰwɑn(ɾ)ɨɾi], [ˈkʰwɑn(tʰ)ɨtʰi] - (
*Canada*) IPA: /ˈkwɑndədi/, /ˈkwɑnɾəɾi/ - (
*obsolete*) IPA: /ˈkwæn.tɪ.ti/

**quantity**

- A fundamental, generic term used when referring to the measurement (count, amount) of a scalar, vector, number of items or to some other way of denominating the value of a collection or group of items.
*You have to choose between***quantity**and quality.

- An indefinite amount of something.
*Some soap making oils are best as base oils, used in a larger***quantity**in the soap, while other oils are best added in a small**quantity**.*Olive oil can be used practically in any***quantity**.

- A specific measured amount.
*This bag would normally costs $497.50 for a***quantity**of 250, at a price of $1.99 per piece.*Generally it should not be used in a***quantity**larger than 15 percent.

- A considerable measure or amount.
*The Boeing P-26A was the first all-metal monoplane fighter produced in***quantity**for the U.S. Army Air Corps.

- (
*metrology*) Property of a phenomenon, body, or substance, where the property has a magnitude that can be expressed as number and a reference. - (
*mathematics*) Indicates that the entire preceding expression is henceforth considered a single object.- x
*plus*y**quantity**squared equals*squared plus*2xy*plus*y*squared*.

**2006**, Jerome E. Kaufmann and Karen Schwitters,*Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: A Combined Approach*, [http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN0534490247&id=7RKsTaF92MgC&pg=PA89&lpg=PA89&dq=%22quantity+squared%22&sig=X7wk68CoTM4uHM4AIhpLKSYByRI#PPA90,M1 p 89]- For problems 58-67, translate each word phrase into an algebraic expression. […]
**65.**x plus 9, the**quantity**squared

- For problems 58-67, translate each word phrase into an algebraic expression. […]
**2005**, R. Mark Sirkin,*Statistics For The Social Sciences*, [http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN141290546X&id=67vpZ5VOj14C&pg=PA137&lpg=PA137&dq=%22quantity+squared%22&sig=PRz6Zbd10l0FeIbF9Zqw5LL8gYU#PPA137,M1 p137]- The second, (\sum x)^2, read "summation of x, quantity squared," tells us to first add up all the xs to get \sum x and then square \sum x to get (\sum x)^2.

**1985**, Serge Lang,*Math!: Encounters with High School Students*, p54 ↗**ANN.**ra quantity cubed.**SERGE LANG.**That's right, (ra)^3.

- x

- French: quantité
- German: Quantität, Menge
- Italian: grandezza, quantità
- Portuguese: quantidade
- Russian: коли́чество
- Spanish: cantidad

- French: quantité
- German: Quantität
- Portuguese: quantidade
- Russian: коли́чество
- Spanish: cantidad, cuantía

- Portuguese: quantidade
- Russian: коли́чество

- German: Menge
- Portuguese: quantidade
- Russian: коли́чество
- Spanish: cantidad

- German: in Klammern

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