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equation British & World English

A statement that the values of two mathematical expressions are equal (indicated by the sign =)

gas equation British & World English

The equation of state of an ideal gas, PV = nRT, where P = pressure, V = volume, T = absolute temperature, R = the gas constant, and n = the number of moles of gas

wave equation British & World English

A differential equation expressing the properties of motion in waves

Drake equation British & World English

A speculative equation which gives an estimate of the likelihood of discovering intelligent extraterrestrial life in the galaxy, formulated by the US astronomer Frank Drake in 1961

linear equation British & World English

An equation between two variables that gives a straight line when plotted on a graph

differential equation British & World English

An equation involving derivatives of a function or functions

Diophantine equation British & World English

A polynomial equation with integral coefficients for which integral solutions are required

equation of state British & World English

An equation showing the relationship between the values of the pressure, volume, and temperature of a quantity of a particular substance

equation of time British & World English

The difference between mean solar time (as shown by clocks) and apparent solar time (indicated by sundials), which varies with the time of year

Schrödinger equation British & World English

A differential equation which forms the basis of the quantum-mechanical description of matter in terms of the wave-like properties of particles in a field. Its solution is related to the probability density of a particle in space and time

partial differential equation British & World English

An equation containing one or more partial derivatives

equation of the first order in equation British & World English

An equation involving only the first derivative, second derivative, etc.

equation of the first order British & World English

An equation involving only the first derivative, second derivative, etc.

the equation in equation British & World English

A situation in which several factors must be taken into account

Maxwell's equations British & World English

A set of four linear partial differential equations which summarize the classical properties of the electromagnetic field

simultaneous equations British & World English

Equations involving two or more unknowns that are to have the same values in each equation

equation English Thesaurus

a boy was solving a quadratic equation

equation English-Spanish

ecuación f

a simple/quadratic/cubic equation in equation English-Spanish

una ecuación de primer/segundo/tercer grado

how would you go about solving this equation? in go about English-Spanish

¿cómo harías para resolver esta ecuación?

how would you go about solving this equation? in go English-Spanish

¿cómo harías para resolver esta ecuación?