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## Synonyms for equations

*noun*

**equating**

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## Word Origin & History

late 14c., a term in astrology; meaning "action of making equal" is from 1650s; mathematical sense is from 1560s, on notion of equalizing the expressions; from Latin aequationem (nominative aequatio) "an equal distribution, community," from past participle stem of aequare (see equal (adj.)). Chemistry sense is from 1807.

## Example Sentences for equations

This kind of alteration of survey would have to show in the equations.

Yard after yard of calculator paper was filled with equations and computations.

Conditions of a chemical action are not indicated by equations.

Write the equations showing the action of water on these compounds.

The former first taught the method of expressing curves by equations.

It was all there, Alan thought exultantly: the diagrams, the specifications, the equations.

Brackets have been added as necessary to equations to aid clarity.

You do not want to do these equations—simple equations too, mind you!

Rapidly he set up the equations, pressed the tabulator lever.

For added clarity, parentheses were added to some of the equations.