# algebraic equation

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## algebraic equation

[¦al·jə¦brā·ik i′kwā·zhən]
(mathematics)
An equation in which zero is set equal to an algebraic expression.
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If you can find a calculator that knows exactly which steps to take to find the answer of a complex algebraic equation, I will be amazed.
algebraic equation, the latter canceled the former out
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We evaluate the stage [Y.sub.ni] explicitly and then solve the algebraic equation for the stage [Z.sub.ni] consecutively for i = 1, 2,..., s.

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