# discriminants

Noun

- plural form of
*discriminant*

**Discriminants**.-The discriminant of a homogeneous polynomial in k variables is the resultant of the k polynomials formed by differentiations in regard to each of the variables.- The discriminant of the product of two forms is equal to the product of their
**discriminants**multiplied by the square of their resultant. - The two quadratic forms f, 4); the two
**discriminants**(f, f')2,(0,4')2, and the first and second transvectants of f upon 4, (f,, >) 1 and (f, 402, which may be written (aa)a x a x and (aa) 2 .

- discriminable
- discriminal
- discriminant
- discriminantly
- discriminants

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