scale factor


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scale factor

See cosmic scale factor.

scale factor

[′skāl ‚fak·tər]
(engineering)
The factor by which the reading of an instrument or the solution of a problem should be multiplied to give the true final value when a corresponding scale factor is used initially to bring the magnitude within the range of the instrument or computer.
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Furthermore, it is often difficult to fit the behavior of the marginal product of labor, which might be ameliorated by the inclusion of the scale factor.
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o]/c, the cosmological redshift Z can be determined according to the scale factor R(t) as
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At any point they have the same scale factor in all directions.
The invariance by the scale factor can be obtained by determining the average scale factor between the distance on the reference form and the distance on the analyzed form.