Diophantine equation

noun
Di·​o·​phan·​tine equation | \ ˌdī-ə-ˈfan-ˌtīn- How to pronounce Diophantine equation (audio) , -ˈfan-tᵊn-\

Definition of Diophantine equation

: an indeterminate polynomial equation which has integral coefficients and for which it is required to find all integral solutions

First Known Use of Diophantine equation

circa 1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Diophantine equation

Diophantus, 3rd century a.d. Greek. mathematician

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