What is an Equation?

Abstract

The equation concept is one of the most fundamental in mathematics, yet the word "equation" means different things to different people. It is used not only with various precise technical meanings, but also as a metaphor for complex situations. We review some of the history of the equation and its present meaning and use in a variety of settings. Although… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/SYNASC.2012.79

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@article{Marcus2012WhatIA, title={What is an Equation?}, author={Solomon Marcus and Stephen M. Watt}, journal={2012 14th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing}, year={2012}, pages={23-29} }