Meaning of EQUATION in English

EQUATION

noun Date: 14th century 1. the act or process of equating, b. an element affecting a process ; factor , a complex of variable factors, a state of being equated, 2. a usually formal statement of the equality or equivalence of mathematical or logical expressions, an expression representing a chemical reaction quantitatively by means of chemical symbols

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