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
is the process
a goal by overcoming
obstacles, a frequent
part of most activities. Problems
in need of solutions range
- The trolley problem
is a series
of thought experiments
and psychology, involving stylized ethical dilemmas
- up no problem
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. No Problem
to: No problem
, an English-language expression
, in spoken...
- No problem
is an English
expression, used as a response
functions). It is regarded
by some as a less formal alternative
- Look up problem
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A problem
is a difficulty which
may be resolved
(s) or The Problem
- Look up problem child
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Problem child
to a child
who is particularly difficult
or educate, especially...
2014. The first
twenty-one Fleet Problems
with roman numerals
as Fleet Problem
I through Fleet Problem
XXI — were conducted between
- The knapsack problem
is the following problem
a set of items, each with a weight
and a value, determine which
- The XY problem
is a communication problem encountered
in help desk, technical
engineering, or customer service situations where
- The travelling salesman problem
(TSP) asks the following
question: "Given a list of cities
and the distances between
each pair of cities, what is the...
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