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 formal alternative to you're...
- In probability theory, the birthday problem or birthday paradox concerns the probability that, in a set of n randomly chosen people, some pair of them...
- The trolley problem is a series of thought experiments in ethics and psychology, involving stylized ethical dilemmas of whether to sacrifice one person...
- The S****horpe problem is the unintentional blocking of websites, e-mails, forum posts or search results by a spam filter or search engine because their...
- The knapsack problem is a problem in combinatorial optimization: Given a set of items, each with a weight and a value, determine the number of each item...
- No Problem may refer to: No problem, an English-language expression The "No-Problem" Problem, in spoken usage as a facet of systemic bias No Problem! (TV...
- In the field of epistemology, the problem of the criterion is an issue regarding the starting point of knowledge. This is a separate and more fundamental...
- A problem is a difficulty which may be resolved by problem solving. Problem(s) or The Problem may also refer to: Problem (rapper), (born 1985) American...
- The Year 2000 problem, also known as the Y2K problem, the Millennium bug, Y2K bug, the Y2K glitch, or Y2K, refers to events related to the formatting and...
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