Math Glossary Letter W
wacc
Weighted Average Cost of Capital - rate that a company is expected to pay on average to all its security holders to finance its assets
walking distance
wavelength
Horizontal distance between the waves of a sine graph
weather
week
A period of 7 days
weight conversions
Converting from one weigh measurement to another
weighted average
An average of numbers using probabilities for each event as a weighting
weighted average cost of capital
rate that a company is expected to pay on average to all its security holders to finance its assets
weighted mean
An average of numbers using probabilities for each event as a weighting
width of a rectangle
Length of one of the shorter sides of a rectangle
wilcoxon signed rank test
Statistical measure to determine whether the average difference between two observations is 0
wind chill
Perceived decrease in air temperature due to the flow of air
winsorized mean
An average of a number set computed by removing a certain percent of outlier values from the low end and high end of the number set
wip
Work In Process - raw materials, labor and overhead costs incurred for products that are at various stages of the production process
word notation
Write a number using words instead of digits
word problem
Math problems involving a lengthy description and not just math symbols
word problems
Math problems involving a lengthy description and not just math symbols
word scrambler
A puzzle involving unscrambling letters to form a word
work
Measure of energy transfer when an object moves

W = F * d