The testing of a substance or mixture to determine the amounts and proportions of its chemical constituents.
The branch of chemistry dealing with the accurate measurement of the amounts or percentages of the various components of a compound or mixture.
Quantitative analysis is the part of chemistry that looks at measurements of compounds and mixtures, or is the mathematical study of something.
An example of quantitative analysis is the study of how much hydrogen and how much oxygen is in water.
An example of quantitative analysis is the study of manufacturing production, such as how long it takes one person to manufacture one unit.
The process of analyzing information and making decisions based on numerical data. This is different from qualitative analysis, which analyzes fundamental factors such as supply and demand, or competitors’ strengths and weaknesses. Quantitative analysts are employed by financial services businesses such as life insurance companies, pension funds, money management companies, and other Wall Street firms.