quartic

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English[edit]

polynomial degrees
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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

quartic (not comparable)

  1. (mathematics) of, or relating to the fourth degree

Noun[edit]

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quartic (plural quartics)

  1. (mathematics) A algebraic equation or function of the fourth degree.
  2. (mathematics) A curve describing such an equation or function.

Usage notes[edit]

Not to be confused with quadratic (degree two); see quadratic: usage notes.

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