## Quantity vs Countable - What's the difference?
quantity | countable |
## As a noun is a fundamental, generic term used when referring to the measurement (count, amount) of a scalar, vector, number of items or to some other way of denominating the value of a collection or group of items. |

## quantity## English(wikipedia quantity)
## Noun(quantities)
*You have to choose between***quantity**and quality.
*Some soap making oils are best as base oils, used in a larger***quantity''' in the soap, while other oils are best added in a small '''quantity**.
*Olive oil can be used practically in any***quantity**.
*This bag would normally costs $497.50 for a***quantity**of 250, at a price of $1.99 per piece.
*Generally it should not be used in a***quantity**larger than 15 percent.
*The Boeing P-26A was the first all-metal monoplane fighter produced in***quantity**for the U.S. Army Air Corps.
- x
*plus ''y''*.**quantity**squared equals ''x'' squared plus ''2xy'' plus ''y'' squared
2006 , Jerome E. Kaufmann and Karen Schwitters, Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: A Combined Approach , p 89 *For problems 58-67, translate each word phrase into an algebraic expression.*
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**65.**x plus 9, the quantity squared
2005 , R. Mark Sirkin, Statistics For The Social Sciences , p137 *The second, $(\backslash sum\; x)^2$, read "summation of x, quantity squared," tells us to first add up all the xs to get $\backslash sum\; x$ and then square $\backslash sum\; x$ to get $(\backslash sum\; x)^2$.*
1985 , Serge Lang, Math!: Encounters with High School Students , p54 **ANN.**$ra$ quantity cubed.
**SERGE LANG.**That's right, $(ra)^3$.
## Usage notes* In mathematics, used to unambiguously orate mathematical equations; it is extremely rare in print, since there is no need for it there.## Synonyms* Qty## See also* measure * unit## External links* * * |
## countable## English## Adjective(-)
## Synonyms* (having a bijection with a subset of the natural numbers) denumerable
## Antonyms* uncountable## Hyponyms* (having a bijection with a subset of the natural numbers) finite, countably infinite
## Hypernyms* (countably infinite) infinite
## Derived terms* countable set * countable additivity## See also* mass noun * plurale tantum |