# Definition:Index

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## Disambiguation

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**Index** may refer to:

- Set Theory:
- Index: an element of an indexing set

- Matrix Theory:
- Index of Matrix Element: one of the two parameters which specifies an element of a matrix

- Algebra and Analysis:
- Index (Algebra): the $y$ term in expressions such as $x^y$, more commonly known as the exponent of $x$
- Index variable: the dummy variable $j$ in the summation $\ds \sum_{j \mathop = 1}^n a_j$

- Statistics:
- Index: A figure used to show the variation in a quantity over a period of time.