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Quantitative Analysis Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Quantitative Analysis

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Definition: Quantitative analysis refers to the determination of how much of a given component is present in a sample.

Examples: She used quantitative analysis to find that the ore contained 42.88% silver by mass. Qualitative analysis tells 'what' is in a sample, while quantitative analysis is used to tell 'how much' is in a sample.

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