Compound quantity

(Alg.) a quantity composed of two or more simple quantities or terms, connected by the sign + (plus) or - (minus). Thus, a + b - c, and bb - b, are compound quantities.

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Furthermore, a flexible report builder lets group managers produce various reports, which indicate the turnaround times for fulfilling requests, the workload for specific team members, and the compound quantity in containers.