Math Definitions - Letter Q


Definition of Quantity

Definition of Quantity

The quantity is the amount there is of something.

For example, if someone asked you for the quantity of jelly-beans in this jar, you might say "about half a jar full", or you might count them and say "there are \(223\)".


The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student.


Year 1 to Year 12 students

Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter Q

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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