Negative quantity


Related to Negative quantity: Scalar quantity
(Alg.) a quantity preceded by the negative sign, or which stands in the relation indicated by this sign to some other quantity. See Negative sign (below).

See also: Negative

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The interim parliamentary budget committee approved amendments to the Credit Institutions Act, obligating Bulgaria's Central bank (BNB) to save banks whose capital becomes a negative quantity, reports the bTV national channel.
The GERB MPs who tabled the amendments proposedA the removal of the so-called aautomationa, meaning that BNB must automatically take away the license of a bank whose capital has become a negative quantity.
Negative quantities are not allowed, so your sales quantity will be 0 if the formula yields a negative quantity.
in (22) to arrive at (23) implies that mass is a negative quantity in the negative universe.
We then infer from this that entropy is negatively directed and is hence a negative quantity in the negative universe, since time is negatively directed and is hence a negative quantity in the negative universe.
Thus the Boltzmann constant is a negative quantity in the negative universe.
If an output has the opposite effect, if it decreases health, its intrinsic value is a negative quantity.
By default, ORL is defined as a positive quantity, and reflectance is defined as a negative quantity.
Unfortunately, there seems to be no economic meaning for a negative quantity of a nonmarket good that reflects feelings such as discrimination or nepotism.
Within utility theory, the economic interpretation of a negative quantity of a good or a service is that the agent gives (sells) it away.

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