## EQUATION

### Equation

In mathematics, an**equation**is a formula of the form

*A*=

*B*, where

*A*and

*B*are expressions that may contain one or several variables called

**unknowns**, and "=" denotes the equality binary relation. Although written in the form of proposition, an equation is not a statement that is either true or false, but a problem consisting of finding the values, called

**solutions**, that, when substituted for the unknowns, yield equal values of the expressions

*A*and

*B*. For example, 2 is the unique

*solution*of the

*equation*

*x*+ 2 = 4, in which the ...

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### equation

#### Noun

- An assertion that two expressions are equal, expressed by writing the two expressions separated by an equal sign; from which one is to determine a particular quantity.
- A small correction to observed values to remove the effects of systematic errors in an observation.

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