## QUANTITY

### Quantity

Quantity is a property that can exist as a magnitude or multitude. Quantities can be compared in terms of "more", "less" or "equal", or by assigning a numerical value in terms of a unit of measurement. Quantity is among the basic classes of things along with quality, substance, change, and relation. Being a fundamental term, quantity is used to refer to any type of quantitative properties or attributes of things. Some quantities are such by their inner nature, while others are functioning as states of things such as heavy and light, long and short, broad and narrow, small and great, or much and little. A small quantity is sometimes ...

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### quantity

#### Noun

1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Property of a phenomenon, body, or substance, where the property has a magnitude that can be expressed as number and a reference.
6. Indicates that the entire preceding expression is henceforth considered a single object.
x plus y quantity squared equals x squared plus 2xy plus y squared.

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