quantitative analysis


: chemical analysis designed to determine the amounts or proportions of the components of a substance

Examples of quantitative analysis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web However, your job only gives you access to the data and no agency on how it’s used or presented (or vice versa — you’re asked to devise promotional campaigns but aren't included in any of the quantitative analysis). Caroline Ceniza-Levine, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2024 The high costs associated with developing sophisticated data management, advanced analytics, and AI capabilities, the reliance on data quality and availability, and the potential for overemphasis on quantitative analysis at the expense of qualitative insights are notable considerations. Douglas B. Laney, Forbes, 22 Feb. 2024 Ruffini is an expert in quantitative analysis, but readers with no knowledge of polling or statistics will be able to follow his arguments with ease. George Hawley, National Review, 25 Jan. 2024 In particular, the quantitative analysis and behavioral psychology training is proving critical to understanding the science behind COVID-19 and how communities react to constantly evolving information about the virus. Foreign Affairs, 19 Aug. 2022 Formal quantitative analysis supplemented by qualitative knowledge trumps quantitative analysis alone. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 26 Nov. 2012 Now the faculty at Korbel will spend the second year doing more original quantitative analysis to explore the relationship between structural imbalance and the onset of instability. Foreign Affairs, 9 Aug. 2023 Players will be able to choose from multiple different classes throughout the degree, including business planning, economics, management strategy and quantitative analysis. Indianapolis Star, The Indianapolis Star, 21 June 2023 By September 2021, DART provided the requested quantitative analysis, according to the presentation. Myah Taylor, Dallas News, 18 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of quantitative analysis was circa 1847

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“Quantitative analysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quantitative%20analysis. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

quantitative analysis

: chemical analysis designed to determine the amounts or proportions of the components of a substance

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