# equation

**Equation** is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

### PronunciationEdit

## NounEdit

- (
*countable*) An**equation**is a mathematical statement in which both sides are of equal value.*Find , in the***equation**.*Using***equation**(2.1) from above, we can now solve for .

- (
*countable*); (*usually singular*) An**equation**is how everything works together to create a situation.*Money plays a big part in the political***equation**.

- (
*uncountable*) The**equation**of with , is the act of thinking about them as the same or as belonging together.*The***equation**of women with maids and cooks must stop.

Examples: