quantitative analysis

Chemistry. the analysis of a substance to determine the amounts and proportions of its chemical constituents. Compare qualitative analysis.
Business. the use of especially computerized mathematical analysis to support decision making, make business forecasts or investment recommendations, etc.


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quantitative analysis
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quantitative analysis quan·ti·ta·tive analysis (kwŏn'tĭ-tā'tĭv)
The testing of a substance or mixture to determine the amounts and proportions of its chemical constituents.

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quantitative analysis   (kwŏn'tĭ-tā'tĭv)  Pronunciation Key 
See under analysis.
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