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Solution
Solution Set

Any and all value(s) of the variable(s) that satisfies an equation, inequality, system of equations, or system of inequalities.

With a system of equations or system of inequalities, the solution set is the set containing value(s) of the variable(s) that satisfy all equations and/or inequalities in the system.

 

 

See also

Set-builder notation, interval notation, equivalent system of equations, verify a solution

 


  this page updated 27-aug-12
Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
written, illustrated, and webmastered by Bruce Simmons
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