Meaning | A mathematical statement that two expressions are equal. |
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Category | mathematics, math, maths | A science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement |
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Narrower | biquadratic equation, biquadratic | An equation of the fourth degree |
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differential equation | An equation containing differentials of a function |

exponential equation | An equation involving exponential functions of a variable |

linear equation | A polynomial equation of the first degree |

quadratic equation, quadratic | An equation in which the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square |

regression equation, regression of y on x | The equation representing the relation between selected values of one variable (x) and observed values of the other (y) |

simultaneous equations | A set of equations in two or more variables for which there are values that can satisfy all the equations simultaneously |

Broader | mathematical statement | A statement of a mathematical relation |
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Spanish | ecuación |
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Catalan | equació |
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Verbs | equate | be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics |
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