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Chemistry. the analysis of a substance to determine the amounts and proportions of its chemical constituents.
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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 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.
quantitative analysis
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