Definition of Problem. Meaning of Problem. Synonyms of Problem

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Definition of Problem

Problem
Problem 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 to problems. Some of the problem-solving techniques...
- No problem is an English expression, used as a response to thanks (among other functions). It is regarded by some as a less gracious alternative to "you're...
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- The Year 2000 problem, also known as the Y2K problem, the Millennium bug, the Y2K bug, or Y2K, is a cl**** of computer bugs related to the formatting and...
- In physics and cl****ical mechanics, the three-body problem is the problem of taking the initial positions and velocities of three point m****es and solving...
- 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 current...
- The hard problem of consciousness is the problem of explaining how and why sentient organisms have qualia or phenomenal experiences—how and why it is...
- A wicked problem is a problem that is difficult or impossible to solve because of incomplete, contradictory, and changing requirements that are often difficult...
- The year 10,000 problem (also known as the Y10K problem or the deca-millennium bug) is the cl**** of all potential time formatting and storage bugs that...
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