# What is an algebraic equation?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 18, 2018

An equation is a statement that two expressions are equal, so we have:

#### Explanation:

An expression is a maths sentence made up of terms which can have numbers and or variables as factors.

An equation is a statement that two expressions are equal, so we have:

An equation is solved, which means to find the value(s) of the variable(s) which makes the equation true,

An equation which contains two or more variables does not have a unique solution, but rather many, many solutions,