# Equation

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In mathematics, **equation** (TR:236) (LH:4) (**TL**:240) tends to refer to an expression that employs the equals sign "=", a symbol invented by Robert Recorde (1557)^{[1]}, or similar expressions, e.g. greater than ">" symbol.

## Quotes

The following are quotes:

- “Economics, because it does not recognize an
**equation**of state or define prices intrinsically in terms of equilibrium, lacks the close relation between measurement and theory physical thermodynamics enjoys.”- — Eric Smith (2008), “Classical Thermodynamics and Economic General Equilibrium” (co-author: Duncan Foley); cited by Burin Gumjudpai (2020) in “Thermodynamics Formulation of Economics (ppt pg. 9)
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- — Eric Smith (2008), “Classical Thermodynamics and Economic General Equilibrium” (co-author: Duncan Foley); cited by Burin Gumjudpai (2020) in “Thermodynamics Formulation of Economics (ppt pg. 9)

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### See also

### References

- ↑ Recorde, Robert. (1557).
*The Whetstone of Witte: whiche is the seconde parte of Arithmeteke: containing the extraction of rootes; the cossike practise, with the rule of equation; and the workes of Surde Nombers.*Publisher. - ↑ Smith, Eric and Foley, Duncan. (2008). "Classical Thermodynamics and Economic General Equilibrium Theory" (pdf),
*Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control*, 32:7-65, Department of Economics Graduate Faculty, New School University, 2005 manuscript.

### External links

- Equation – Hmolpedia 2020.