word problem
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Noun[edit]
word problem (plural word problems)
 A mathematics question that states verbally what is usually written using symbols (or, for geometry, in a picture).
 (mathematics) A question of whether an element of a certain group (or monoid or the like) is the identity, given an obscure representation of that element.
External links[edit]
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Translations[edit]
mathematics question that states verbally what is usually written using symbols

question of whether an element of a certain group is the identity