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conic section (or just conic) is a curve obtained as the intersection of a cone (more precisely, a right circular conical surface) with a plane. A conic ... more

A quadratic function, a quadratic polynomial, a polynomial of degree 2, or simply a quadratic, is a polynomial function in one or more variables in which ... more

In celestial mechanics, the specific relative angular momentum (h) of two orbiting bodies is the vector product of the relative position and the relative ... more

In probability theory and statistics, the gamma distribution is a two-parameter family of continuous probability distributions. The common exponential ... more

For periodic compounding, the exact doubling time for an interest rate of r per period is a logarithmic formula, that can be used if we want to know the ... more

In mathematics, two quantities are in the golden ratio if their ratio is the same as the ratio of their sum to the larger of the two quantities. ( The ... more

Often during their use, heat exchangers collect a layer of fouling on the surface which, in addition to potentially contaminating a stream, reduces the ... more

The Möbius strip or Möbius band, is a surface with only one side and only one boundary component. The Möbius strip has the mathematical property of being ... more

The Möbius strip or Möbius band, is a surface with only one side and only one boundary component. The Möbius strip has the mathematical property of being ... more

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