symmetric form

symmetric form

[si¦me·trik ′fȯrm]
(mathematics)
A bilinear form ƒ which is unchanged under interchange of its independent variables; that is, ƒ(x,y) = ƒ(y,x) for all values of the independent variables x and y.
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To determine the configuration of the multipliers for any order and symmetric form, an expression can be written for the equivalent optimized direct form.
Hereditary gingival fibromatosis presents as pale pink colour 8,13 of the gingiva with quite firm consistency in the form of generalized symmetric form (common) or as localized nodular form as multiple enlargements (uncommon).
2 shows experimental values for the 1:1 peptide:cation complex with magnesium ions compared to the predicted CD for the symmetric form.
For the symmetric form both the [alpha]-helix parameters and the old parameters fit the experimental values fairly well.
The offset configuration of this new reflector performs almost as well as the symmetric form, but avoids all blockage by the source feeds.
Scientists are unsure how often Cl2O2 breaks into the inactive, symmetric form (OClO).

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