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1. A mathematical statement that two expressions, usually divided by an equal sign, are of the same value.
2. A situation that has two or more variable aspects to be considered.
3. The act or process of making things equal or considering them to be equal.
4. The state of being the same or equivalent.
5. In chemistry, a written representation of the reactants and products in a chemical reaction or symbolic representation showing the kind and amount of the starting materials and products of a reaction.
Word Entries at Get Words: “equation
Generally, an algebraic statement in which two equal algebraic expressions are written on either side of an equals sign.

It is also commonly used to define any mathematical statement.

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