# Coefficient

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Mathematics

In both math and physics a coefficient is a constant number which may or may not be dimensionless.

A number multiplied by a variable.

• Equation - $$\;7x-23=19\;$$
• The coefficient is $$\;7\;$$

In physics a coefficient is a constant number for a specific property, at a specific moment, with specific changing variables such a density, pressure, temperature, and etc.