solution set


: the set of values that satisfy an equation
also : truth set

Examples of solution set in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These shapes are the solution sets of certain equations that have two variables, like y2 = x3 − x. Kevin Hartnett, Quanta Magazine, 6 May 2024 Increase the probability of getting the best answer by broadening the solution set. Colin Graham, Forbes, 26 Apr. 2022 This combination, coupled with BrightDrop’s holistic solution set, gives us powerful advantages that uniquely position us to support the world's largest delivery companies, like Walmart and FedEx, with their robust sustainability goals. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 5 Jan. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of solution set was in 1959

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“Solution set.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

solution set

: a set of values that are solutions for an equation
also : truth set
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