quartic

adjective
quar·​tic | \ ˈkwȯr-tik How to pronounce quartic (audio) \

Definition of quartic

: of the fourth degree quartic equation

Other Words from quartic

quartic noun

Examples of quartic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Two years later, Cardano published Ars Magna (Great Art), which contained his and Ferrari’s work on cubic and quartic equations. Quanta Magazine, 30 June 2022

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First Known Use of quartic

1856, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quartic

Latin quartus fourth

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The first known use of quartic was in 1856

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Last Updated

6 Jul 2022

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“Quartic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quartic. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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