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Another term for an "algebra word problem"—it is putting Mr. X or Mrs. Y to work to tell you the value of that unknown quantity.
Solving an equation is the main event in Algebra: the goal is to find that unknown value x, by isolating it—thou shalt do the same thing to either side of the equation to keep it in balance.
by MathPlus September 21, 2016
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Something too hard to solve,
takes too much time.
AIN'T NOBODY GOT TIME FO MATH.
"Hey man did you figure out that equation last night?"
by Ebeedubs May 18, 2014
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