### Some articles on *unknown quantity*:

Division By Zero - In Algebra - Division As The Inverse of Multiplication

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... For example, since 2 is the value for which the

**unknown quantity**in is true ... But the expression requires a value to be found for the**unknown quantity**in But any number multiplied by 0 is 0 and so there is no number that solves the ... The expression requires a value to be found for the**unknown quantity**in Again, any number multiplied by 0 is 0 and so this time every number solves the equation ...### More definitions of "unknown quantity":

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*noun*): A factor in a given situation whose bearing and importance is not apparent.

Example:*"I don't know what the new man will do; he's still an unknown quantity"*

### Famous quotes containing the words quantity and/or unknown:

“Upon looking back from the end of the last chapter and surveying the texture of what has been wrote, it is necessary, that upon this page and the five following, a good *quantity* of heterogeneous matter be inserted, to keep up that just balance betwixt wisdom and folly, without which a book would not hold together a single year.”

—Laurence Sterne (1713–1768)

“He had much industry at setting out,

Much boisterous courage, before loneliness

Had driven him crazed;

For meditations upon *unknown* thought

Make human intercourse grow less and less....”

—William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

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