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A residual is generally a quantity left over at the end of a process. It may refer to:
- Residual (entertainment industry), in business, one of an ongoing stream of payments for the completion of past achievements
- Residuals, in business: profits that shareholders, partners or other owners are entitled to, after debtors are covered
- Residual, in bankruptcy of insolvent businesses: any money that is left after all assets are sold and all creditors paid, to be divided among residual claimants
- Residual (or balloon), in finance, a lump sum owed to the financier at the end of a loan's term, expressed either as a dollar value or a percentage of the amount borrowed.
In mathematics, statistics and econometrics, residual may refer to:
- Errors and residuals in statistics
- Residual time, in the theory of renewal processes
- Residual (numerical analysis)
- Residual set, the complement of a meager set
- Residual property (mathematics), a concept in group theory
- Residually finite group, a specific residual property
- The residual function attached to a residuated mapping
- Residue (complex analysis)
- Solow residual, in economics
In geomorphology, a residual is the remnant of a formerly extensive mass of rock or land surface such as a:
- Residual frame, in video compression
- Residual stress, the stresses that remain in a material after the original cause of the stresses, for example external forces or heat gradient, has been removed.
- Residual volume, the amount of air left in the lungs after a maximal exhalation
- ResidualVM, a game engine recreation
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