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Interest Rate

The percentage of the value of a balance or debt that one pays or is paid each time period. For example, if one holds a bond with a face value of $1,000 and a 3% interest rate payable each quarter, one receives $30 each quarter. The percentage of the interest rate remains constant (usually), but the amount one pays or is paid changes according to the amount of the balance or debt. For example, if one pays off part of the principal on a loan each month, the amount one pays in interest decreases even though the rate remains the same. See also: Time Value of Money.


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A literature search on the effect of blood flow rate on dialysis clearance, dialysis adequacy contributors, and the implications of dialysis adequacy on patient morbidity and mortality was conducted using a computerized search of peer-reviewed research studies, opinion articles, and literature reviews within the health and medicine databases of ProQuest.
5 However, there is much controversy regarding whether or not there is any positional variation on urinary flow rate.
Each dripper was isolated by strings in order to correctly collect the flow rate of the only dripper selected and also to avoid the interference of the flow rate from the neighboring drippers.
Figure 8 shows a comparison of the influence of nozzle inlet vortex strength on the total choked mass flow rate through nozzles 1 and 2 with throat diameters of 1.
Data about salivary flow rate before and after chewing pineapple (Ananascomocus) and flow rate of saliva before and after chewing papaya (Carica papaya) tested the normality using the Shapiro-Wilk test.
2) Changing water mass flow rate from 18 to 72 kg/hr, retaining the hot water temperature at 36[degrees]C, and fixing the other quantities.
c], are then used to calculate the coolant flow rate correction according to the following equation:
The water flow was set on a constant value and the air flow rate was decreased gradually in order to form a dry zone on the plate.
As stated earlier, the flow rate of each well feeding into a pipeline can range from 1,200-1,500 bpd before decreasing to just 200 bpd after several months.
For the analysis of the influence of flow rate on temperature differences between the bag and the cannula, we used the nonparametric Kruskal-Wallis omnibus test in the first step and Student-Newman-Keuls all pairwise post-hoc test in the second step to analyze differences between different flow rates.
The current process recommends testing the materials by progressing from a high flow rate to a low flow rate which may artificially lower the penetration value.