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equal sign
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Word Origin
noun
,
Mathematics
1.
the symbol (=), used in a mathematical expression to indicate that the terms it separates are equal.
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Also,
equals sign
.
Origin
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1905-1910
1905-10
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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equal sign
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But because of conservation, mathematics has an
equal sign
.
The problem is that students often fail to understand the sacredness of the
equal sign
.
All of those matchstick puzzles can be solved by moving one matchstick to make the
equal sign
a not-
equal sign
.
Sometimes a diagram will show two images with an
equal sign
, as in the packaging image to the right.
They state the meaning of the symbols they choose, including using the
equal sign
consistently and appropriately.
Only one program parameter may be set on each record and the
equal sign
is required.
Each individual variable to be initialized must be followed by an
equal sign
and value.
Understand the meaning of the
equal sign
, and determine if equations involving addition and subtraction are true or false.
British Dictionary definitions for
equal sign
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equal sign
noun
1.
the symbol =, used to indicate a mathematical equality
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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equal sign
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Word Value for
equal
14
16
Scrabble
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