# Point

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## Point

The smallest unit of price change quoted, or one one-hundredth of a percent. Related: Minimum price fluctuation and tick.

## Point

A way of conceptualizing price changes in the trading of securities. For stocks, a point corresponds to \$1, while for bonds it indicates a 1% change relative to the face value. For example, if one states that GE rose two points on Thursday, this means that it rose \$2. See also: Tick.

## point

A change in the value of a security or a security index or average. For common and preferred stocks a point represents a change of \$1. For bonds a point represents a 1% change in face value. For example, a one-point decline in a \$1,000 principal amount bond translates to a \$10 decline in price. For stock averages and indexes a point represents a unit of movement and is best interpreted as a percent of the beginning value. For example, a 100-point decline in the Dow Jones Industrial Average that started the day at 10,000 represents a 1% fall in the average.
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Summarizing it can be stated that the algorithm consists of two integral phases: calculation of domination coefficients and determination of the number of nodal points or lines for an eigenform.
It is not recommended to calculate the horizontal displacements of the cable's nodal points (except the cable's supports) using the first simplification.
k] is defined by all degrees of freedom associated with all nodal points, i.
In most cases, however, kin categories are determined by way of previous applications of the relational triangle, whose results are memorised and constitute new nodal points.
Results of calculation of load distribution on threads are given in Table 1 and are compared with calculation results according (Birger & Iosilevich, 1973) and (Marujama, 1976) and with ANSYS program, where a standard triangular element with six nodal points were used.
In six of the seven nodal points, major excavations allow us to compare data in direct relation to the scale and methods of investigation.
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While the goal is to determine whether facilities are trying to achieve the exact level of therapy time that is most economically advantageous, any number of circumstances could lead to therapy minutes that are slightly more or less than the nodal points.
Each has a single vertical fold, like a spine; other folds radiate from a few nodal points along this central one, and the cuts Faust has made in the paper result in, typically, two or three intricate wheel-like patterns with as many as eight axes each--finally, one thinks more of a cathedral's rose window than of a snowflake.
After an image is captured by a camera, a computer program measures some of the 80 or so nodal points on your face, such as the distance between your eyes, the width of your nose, the depth of your eye sockets, and the length of your jaw line.
The three dimensional finite element model consisting of 9210, 10 node quadratic tetrahedron (Solid 92) element with 15977 nodal points was created using ANSYS 5.

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