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quintic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin quintus (fifth) +‎ -ic (of pertaining to).

AdjectiveEdit

quintic (not comparable)

  1. (mathematics) Of or relating to the fifth degree, such as a quintic polynomial which has the form ax5+bx4+cx3+dx2+ex+f (containing a term with the independent variable raised to the fifth power).

NounEdit

quintic (plural quintics)

  1. (mathematics) a quintic polynomial: ax5+bx4+cx3+dx2+ex+f

Derived termsEdit