Greek Letter Applications

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Can you name the applications of the following greek letters in mathematics and science?

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Greek symbolWhat it representsClue
λUsed in radioactivity equations
λUsed in a fundamental equation along with frequency and speed
λShows the mean number of times of an event occuring in this probability distribution
λThe number in matrices so that det(M-λI)=0
μThe number that determines the quantity of friction against a moving object
μThe prefix that denotes x10^-6 or 0.000001
μThe ability of a material to 'conduct' a magnetic field
μThe value that is the weighted average of all the possible value in a probability distribution
Greek symbolWhat it representsClue
ρ (rho)Mass / Volume
ρThe ability of a material to oppose the flow of an electrical current
ρHow well a relationship between two variables can be denoted by a monotonic function
γ (gamma)Used in feynmann diagrams to represent this type of particle
γ Is the factor difference between real time and time experienced by a fast moving particle
γ Used as a non-SI measure of this feature (=1x10-9 Tesla)
εA factor determining the capacitance of a capacitor
εThe voltage generated by a battery

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