Quartic

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In mathematics, the term

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**quartic**describes something that pertains to the "fourth order", such as the function . It may refer to one of the following:- Quartic functionQuartic functionIn mathematics, a quartic function, or equation of the fourth degree, is a function of the formf=ax^4+bx^3+cx^2+dx+e \,where a is nonzero; or in other words, a polynomial of degree four...

, a polynomial function of degree 4 - Quartic curve, an algebraic curve of degree 4
- Quartic reciprocityQuartic reciprocityQuartic or biquadratic reciprocity is a collection of theorems in elementary and algebraic number theory that state conditions under which the congruence x4 ≡ p is solvable; the word "reciprocity" comes from the form of some of these theorems, in that they relate the solvability of the...

, a theorem from number theory

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- Quart (disambiguation)Quart (disambiguation)A quart may refer to:* Quart, an imperial and US customary unit of volume* Quart Festival, a music festival in Norway* Quart, a coin worth of a Gibraltarian real- People :* Emerico di Quart , beatified Catholic bishop...
- quintic, relating to degreeDegree of a polynomialThe degree of a polynomial represents the highest degree of a polynominal's terms , should the polynomial be expressed in canonical form . The degree of an individual term is the sum of the exponents acting on the term's variables...

5, as next higher above*quartic* - cubicCubicCubic may refer to:-Science and mathematics:* Cube , "cubic" measurement* Cube, a three-dimensional solid object bounded by six square faces, facets or sides, with three meeting at each vertex...

, relating to degree 3 or a cubeCubeIn geometry, a cube is a three-dimensional solid object bounded by six square faces, facets or sides, with three meeting at each vertex. The cube can also be called a regular hexahedron and is one of the five Platonic solids. It is a special kind of square prism, of rectangular parallelepiped and...

, as next lower below*quartic*