Meaning of EQUATION in English


Statement of equality between two expressions consisting of variables and/or numbers.

In essence, equations are questions, and the development of mathematics has been driven by attempts to find answers to those questions in a systematic way. Equations vary in complexity from simple differential equations , exponential equations (involving exponential expressions), and integral equations . They are used to express many of the laws of physics . See also system of equations .


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algebraic equation

chemical equation

continuity equation

difference equation

differential equation

Drake equation

Green Bank equation

integral equation

Laplace's equation

motion equation of

ordinary differential equation

partial differential equation

quadratic equation

Schrödinger equation

state equation of

Maxwell's equations

system of equations

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