**Algebraic equation** — In mathematics, an algebraic equation over a given field is an equation of the form:P = Qwhere P and Q are (possibly multivariate) polynomials over that field. For example:y^4+frac{xy}{2}=frac{x^3}{3} xy^2+y^2 frac{1}{7} is an algebraic equation… … Wikipedia

**algebraic equation** — Math. an equation in the form of a polynomial having a finite number of terms and equated to zero, as 2x3 + 4x2 x + 7 = 0. * * * Mathematical statement of equality between algebraic expressions. An expression is algebraic if it involves a finite… … Universalium

**algebraic equation** — noun A mathematical equation in which one or both sides is an algebraic expression, such as 2x + 7y = 3 … Wiktionary

**Differential algebraic equation** — In mathematics, differential algebraic equations (DAEs) are a general form of (systems of) differential equations for vector–valued functions x in one independent variable t, where is a vector of dependent variables and the system has as many… … Wikipedia

**Equation** — E*qua tion, n. [L. aequatio an equalizing: cf. F. [ e]quation equation. See {Equate}.] 1. A making equal; equal division; equality; equilibrium. [1913 Webster] Again the golden day resumed its right, And ruled in just equation with the night.… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Equation box** — Equation E*qua tion, n. [L. aequatio an equalizing: cf. F. [ e]quation equation. See {Equate}.] 1. A making equal; equal division; equality; equilibrium. [1913 Webster] Again the golden day resumed its right, And ruled in just equation with the… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Equation clock** — Equation E*qua tion, n. [L. aequatio an equalizing: cf. F. [ e]quation equation. See {Equate}.] 1. A making equal; equal division; equality; equilibrium. [1913 Webster] Again the golden day resumed its right, And ruled in just equation with the… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Equation of a curve** — Equation E*qua tion, n. [L. aequatio an equalizing: cf. F. [ e]quation equation. See {Equate}.] 1. A making equal; equal division; equality; equilibrium. [1913 Webster] Again the golden day resumed its right, And ruled in just equation with the… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Equation of equinoxes** — Equation E*qua tion, n. [L. aequatio an equalizing: cf. F. [ e]quation equation. See {Equate}.] 1. A making equal; equal division; equality; equilibrium. [1913 Webster] Again the golden day resumed its right, And ruled in just equation with the… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Equation of payments** — Equation E*qua tion, n. [L. aequatio an equalizing: cf. F. [ e]quation equation. See {Equate}.] 1. A making equal; equal division; equality; equilibrium. [1913 Webster] Again the golden day resumed its right, And ruled in just equation with the… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English