Dictionary » N » Numerical



1. Belonging to number; denoting number; consisting in numbers; expressed by numbers, and not letters; as, numerical characters; a numerical equation; a numerical statement.

Numerical, as opposed to algebraical, is used to denote a value irrespective of its sign; thus, -5 is numerically greater than -3, though algebraically less.

2. The same in number; hence, identically the same; identical; as, the same numerical body. Would to god that all my fellow brethren, which with me bemoan the loss of their books, . . . Might rejoice for the recovery thereof, though not the same numerical volumes.

(Science: mathematics) (Fuller) Numerical equation, an equation which has all the quantities except the unknown expressed in numbers; distinguished from literal equation. Numerical value of an equation or expression, that deduced by substituting numbers for the letters, and reducing.

Origin: Cf. F. Numerique. See Number.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

Results from our forum

Re: how to write a lab report

... needed to complete your experiment. 4. Methods: Describe the steps you completed during your investigation. This is your procedure. 5. Data: Numerical data obtained from your procedure usually is presented as a table. 6. Results: Describe in words what the data means. Sometimes the Results ...

See entire post
by rashedibragimov
Fri Sep 05, 2014 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how to write a lab report
Replies: 4
Views: 2377

Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... Example, my brother grows a very thick beard and has a lot of hair on his chest, arms, legs, but his face is very young looking, not matching his numerical age of 26. Also, the fact that you only look a few years off your actual age cannot be used to claim delayed aging. Intelligence is relative. ...

See entire post
by badgertoes
Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:31 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
Replies: 23
Views: 32125

Metabolic Processes (Photosynthesis)

... reddit for help and I feel I have exhausted my options would be awesome if you guys could give me a hand. 18.What is the relationship between the numerical value of the wavelength of light and energy? 24.How can knowledge of atomic structure help you understand metabolic reactions ( refer to photosynthesis ...

See entire post
by Ninthprince
Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:38 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Metabolic Processes (Photosynthesis)
Replies: 1
Views: 3690

mutations and dependencies

The literature for mutation in germ line cells are on the internet. Anyway if someones interested he has a talk on youtube 'Numerical simulation predicts human extinction'. Laterz.

See entire post
by jinx25
Sun Feb 24, 2013 7:04 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mutations and dependencies
Replies: 29
Views: 21995

DNA replication?

Hi could anyone please supply a step by step numerical breakdown of the processes involved in DNA replication? I mean I know some processes happen at the same time, but what's the general thrust of things? It would be really helpful if I could ...

See entire post
by jebus197
Wed Jan 25, 2012 12:01 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: DNA replication?
Replies: 8
Views: 4642
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 2,974 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link