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 (ĭ-kwā′zhən, -shən)
1. The act or process of equating or of being equated.
2. The state of being equal.
3. Mathematics A statement asserting the equality of two expressions, usually written as a linear array of symbols that are separated into left and right sides and joined by an equal sign.
4. Chemistry A representation of a chemical reaction, usually written as a linear array in which the symbols and quantities of the reactants are separated from those of the products by an arrow or a set of opposing arrows.
5. A complex of variable elements or factors: "The world was full of equations ... there must be an answer for everything, if only you knew how to set forth the questions" (Anne Tyler).

e·qua′tion·al adj.
e·qua′tion·al·ly adv.


(ɪˈkweɪ ʒə nl, -ʃə-)

1. of, using, or involving equations.
2. of or pertaining to a sentence consisting of a subject and complement having the same referent, with or without a copula, as Very interesting, those books.
e•qua′tion•al•ly, adv.
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This can be stated in equational form as [pi](4321)/[pi](4312) = [pi](3421)/[pi](3412), which is true since [pi](4321) = 1/96, [pi](4312) = [pi](3421) = 3/96, and [pi](3412) = 9/96 (as a simple computation yields).
2010), Exploring Influencing Factors for the Selection of Mobile Phone Service Providers: A Structural Equational Modeling (SEM) approach on Malaysian Consumers, African Journal of Business Management, 4(13): 2885-2898.
The 'wild black' meaning was given to Robinson by a Thawa speaker, and it is quite possible that this speaker said 'Bidawal wild black', meaning that the Bidawal people were 'wild blacks' (an ascriptive predication) rather than that the word Bidawal meant 'wild black' (an equational predication).
If records a and b are found to be similar and, at the same time, records b and c are also found to be similar, the transitive closure step can mark a and c to be similar if this relation was not detected by the equational theory.
In a draft paper [3], The Equational Theory of Disjoint Alternatives around 1989, E.