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We have a massive mathematical equation for this. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We can reduce this to a simpler equation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This line traces the points where the two sides of our equation are indeed equal. Maurice D. Levi International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)The world is just too varied to be "solved" by any one equation. Geoffrey A. Moore LIVING ON THE FAULT LINE, REVISED EDITION (2002)Yet here is where the question of balance and ballast enters the equation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So courage and resilience enter the equation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Can we say that they are acting as though they can solve a complex mathematical equation? Miller, Roger LeRoy & Fishe, Raymond P. H. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)Being forced to do "voluntary work" in exchange for benefits takes that vital element out of the whole equation. Ingham, Christine Life Without Work (1994)Losing weight is a simple equation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Or cosmology, or something with either equations and numbers and that kind of thing. Frederic Alan Maxwell BAD BOY BALLMER (2002)The value equation is clinical outcome plus patient experience, divided by price. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The right-hand sides of these two equations are equal. Maurice D. Levi International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)With all this in mind, a simple equation presents itself. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is where the risk of Brexit enters the equation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If it was easily accessible, then the whole energy equation might look rather different. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is a simple equation: more height means more wind and more power. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The mysterious male ego seems to enter the equation, too. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is always hard to realize that these numbers and equations we play with at our desks have something to do with the real world. Dyson, Freeman Infinite in All Directions (1989)There is a simple equation. Cockett, Richard Thinking the Unthinkable (1994)There's a whole other equation now because of Rose. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

Synonyms of 'equation'

equating, match, agreement, balancing

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Translations for 'equation'

British English: equation /ɪˈkweɪʒən; -ʃən/ NOUN
An equation is a mathematical statement saying that two amounts or values are the same, for example 6x4=12x2.
  • American English: equation
  • Arabic: مُعادَلة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: equação
  • Chinese: 等式
  • Croatian: jednadžba
  • Czech: rovnice
  • Danish: ligning
  • Dutch: vergelijking
  • European Spanish: ecuación
  • Finnish: yhtälö
  • French: équation
  • German: Gleichung
  • Greek: εξίσωση
  • Italian: equazione
  • Japanese: 等しくすること
  • Korean: 방정식
  • Norwegian: likning
  • Polish: równanie
  • European Portuguese: equação
  • Romanian: ecuație
  • Russian: равенство
  • Spanish: ecuación
  • Swedish: ekvation
  • Thai: สมการ
  • Turkish: eşitlik matematik
  • Ukrainian: рівняння
  • Vietnamese: phương trình

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