Coefficient in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Coefficient

a digit by which something else is multiplied

Examples of Coefficient in a sentence

During class, I learned a coefficient is always attached to a variable. 🔊

In the term 6z, 6 is the coefficient of z. 🔊

Jane estimates her monthly profit by using the muffin price as a coefficient and then multiplying it by her assumed number of patrons. 🔊

In the equation, y = 2x + 3, the coefficient of x is 2.  🔊

Simply put, a coefficient is a number that is multiplied against a variable.  🔊

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