# Equation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

*Amer.*|ɪˈkweɪʒn|

*Brit.*|ɪˈkweɪʒ(ə)n|

#### noun

- a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced

*(syn: equality, equivalence, par)*

- the act of regarding as equal

*(syn: equating)*

### Examples

the equation of material wealth with happiness

Balancing work and family - I'm forever trying to come up with the perfect equation in that regard.

In the equation 2x + 1 = 7, what is x?

The tourist industry forms a crucial part of the region's economic equation.

The question of cost has now entered the equation.

Students were asked to graph each equation.

I want to ask you both about money, which is always a big part of the equation in Hollywood.

We can express that equation like that...

In the equation below, as E goes to zero, n approaches infinity.

We can express that equation like that

refine the constant in the equation

the general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree

### Word forms

*noun*

singular: equation

plural: equations