Definitions for unknown quantity
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a factor in a given situation whose bearing and importance is not apparent
"I don't know what the new man will do; he's still an unknown quantity"
unknown, unknown quantity(noun)
a variable whose values are solutions of an equation
A person or thing whose nature or value is a mystery.
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