Definition of Problem. Meaning of Problem. Synonyms of Problem
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Definition of Problem
ProblemProblem Prob"lem, n. [F. probl[`e]me, L. problema, fr. Gr. ?
anything thrown forward, a question proposed for solution,
fr. ? to throw or lay before; ? before, forward + ? to throw.
Cf. Parable. ]
1. A question proposed for solution; a matter stated for
examination or proof; hence, a matter difficult of
solution or settlement; a doubtful case; a question
involving doubt. --Bacon.
2. (Math.) Anything which is required to be done; as, in
geometry, to bisect a line, to draw a perpendicular; or,
in algebra, to find an unknown quantity.
Note: Problem differs from theorem in this, that a problem is
something to be done, as to bisect a triangle, to
describe a circle, etc.; a theorem is something to be
proved, as that all the angles of a triangle are equal
to two right angles.
Plane problem (Geom.), a problem that can be solved by the
use of the rule and compass.
Solid problem (Geom.), a problem requiring in its geometric
solution the use of a conic section or higher curve.
Meaning of Problem from wikipedia
- Problem solving consists
of using generic
or ad hoc methods
in an orderly manner
to find solutions
. Some of the problem
- No problem
is an English
expression, used as a response
functions). It is regarded
by some as a less formal alternative
- The trolley problem
is a thought experiment
(that is, moral
philosophy). The general
form of the problem
is this: You see a runaway trolley
- No problem
is an English-language expression. No Problem
may also refer
to: No Problem
! (TV series), a 1983–1985 British sitcom
- "Houston, we have a problem
" is a po****r but erroneous quotation
from the radio communications between
John ("Jack") Swigert...
- In physics
and cl****ical mechanics, the three-body problem
is the problem
the initial positions
(or momenta) of three point
- In probability
theory, the birthday problem
or birthday paradox concerns
that, in a set of n randomly chosen
people, some pair of them...
- A wicked problem
is a problem
that is difficult
to solve because
of incomplete, contradictory, and changing requirements
that are often
- A problem statement
is a concise description
of an issue
to be addressed
or a condition
to be improved
upon. It identifies
the gap between
- The knapsack problem
or rucksack problem
is a problem
a set of items, each with a weight
and a value, determine
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