Definition of quantitative analysis in English:

quantitative analysis

Line breaks: quan¦ti¦ta|tive ana|lysis


[mass noun]
1Analysis of a situation or event, especially a financial market, by means of complex mathematical and statistical modelling: I did a lot of quantitative analysis early in my career, translating information into insight
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  • "I learned a tremendous amount from Merrill Lynch about quantitative analysis, which we use in the fund to this day."
  • "Every high-profile election campaign in the modern era relies extensively on scientific surveying and quantitative analysis," he said.
  • The company's research efforts are focused on IT services offering indigenous quantitative analysis about leading organizations.
2 Chemistry Measurement of the quantities of particular constituents present in a substance.
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  • Molecular weight measurements are now routinely utilized in the qualitative and quantitative analysis of macromolecules.
  • Most chemists were not concerned with this detail because during the first half of the eighteenth century chemistry was not concerned with quantitative analysis.
  • The key to quantitative analysis of the composition of salt solutions is the solubility product of the salt, K sp.

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