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negative sign

[′neg·əd·iv ¦sīn]
(mathematics)
The symbol -, used to indicate a negative number.
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(Note: A negative sign inside the parentheses of the square function reflects down in the same way as a negative sign outside of the parentheses.
To match the actual strategy with the outcome of the subject's precognition trials for each of the eight strategies, the number of corresponding hits (positive sign) and misses (negative sign), weighted with the related (square of) subject's wager were stored in the program's session memory.
Deaner explains that "invasive" questioning is a part of the screening process for potential adoptive parents in the social welfare system and is not necessarily a negative sign. However, if parents have a strung sense that a social worker is not sensitive to issues relevant to gay parents or is not supportive of gay adoption in general, parents can appeal to the child welfare department for another agent.
One expects the variables Var and SDW to have a positive impact on biodiversity (negative sign).
The last map was the one that most powerfully underwrote attention to subject matter as primary, doing so by its ability to place the iconography of advanced 19th century art under a negative sign. Canonical examples of liberated technique, such as Eugene Delacroix's La mort de Saranapal (Death of Sardanapalus, 1827) and Edouard Manet's Un bar aux Folies-Bergere (Bar at the Folies-Bergere, 1881-87) could be situated beyond the standard accounts of adventurous colorism, abbreviated description, and expressive handling of the brush, beyond even preoccupations with the artist's individual sexual psychology.
This explains why a negative sign for AVESPEED is counter intuitive, since the coefficient measures the relative size of each effect.
Capital gains have a negative sign on the payments side of the accounts.
In 2017, labor costs in Romania rose most - 15%, the smallest growth (with a negative sign) is in the UK - 4.1%.
However, this reiteration is not a negative sign on the current environment or 2018 as a whole, said Ho, who advises using any selloff in the group following Lam's report as a buying opportunity.
Based on a negative sign, This unit price shall be taken into account when calculating the fee base, With a positive sign.
In August, Egypt's Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry described the UK's attitude towards the Brotherhood as "tolerant", deeming this a negative sign. His statement came after the UK government issued an internal regulation allowing Brotherhood members to seek asylum in the UK.
"It would be a sign, a little bit of a negative sign, if you need to lose a final to want to win it next year.