# nonlinear equation

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## nonlinear equation

[′nän‚lin·ē·ər i′kwā·zhən] (mathematics)

An equation in variables

*x*_{1}, …,*x*_{n },*y*which cannot be put into the form*a*_{1}*x*_{1}+ ⋯ +*a*_{n }*x*_{n }=*y*.Want to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, or visit the webmaster's page for free fun content.

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