# Equasion vs. Equation: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Sara Rehman || By Sumera Saeed || Published on December 19, 2023

**"Equasion" is incorrect spelling, while "equation" is correct spelling. An equation is a mathematical statement asserting the equality of two expressions, typically involving variables and constants.**

## Which is correct: Equasion or Equation

**How to spell Equation?**

### Equasion is Incorrect

### Equation is Correct

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## Key Differences

Link "equation" with "question," noting the similar ending "tion."

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Associate "equation" with "education," both having the "a" before the "t-i-o-n" ending.

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Remember that "equation" shares its "tion" ending with many English words, like "station" or "action."

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Dec 19, 2023

Think of "equation" as a combination of "equal" and "nation," to remember the "a" before "tion."

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Connect "equation" with "equal," as both begin with "equ-" and deal with equality.

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## Equation Definitions

An equation can symbolize a balanced or proportional relationship.

The economic equation balanced supply and demand.

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In chemistry, an equation represents a chemical reaction with reactants and products.

The chemical equation for water is H2O.

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In mathematics, an equation is used as a tool for problem-solving.

Solving the quadratic equation gave two possible solutions.

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An equation is a statement of equality between two mathematical expressions.

The equation x + 2 = 5 can be solved for x.

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An equation can express a theoretical concept in physics or other sciences.

Einstein's equation E=mc^2 relates energy and mass.

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The act or process of equating or of being equated.

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The state of being equal.

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## FAQs

#### What is the root word of equation?

The root word of "equation" is "aequus," the Latin word for "equal."

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Dec 19, 2023

#### Why is it called equation?

It's called "equation" because it denotes a mathematical statement where two expressions are equal, from Latin "aequationem."

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#### Which vowel is used before equation?

The vowel "a" is used in "equation," particularly in the "a-t-i-o-n" ending.

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#### What is the verb form of equation?

There is no direct verb form of "equation"; related verbs include "equate" or "equalize."

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#### Which conjunction is used with equation?

Conjunctions like "and" and "or" can be used with "equation."

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Dec 19, 2023

#### What is the pronunciation of equation?

Equation is pronounced as "i-kway-zhuhn" (/ɪˈkweɪ.ʒən/).

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#### How is equation used in a sentence?

"The physicist wrote a complex equation on the board to explain the theory."

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#### Which preposition is used with equation?

Prepositions like "in," "of," and "for" are commonly used with "equation."

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#### Is equation a negative or positive word?

"Equation" is neutral; it is neither inherently negative nor positive.

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#### Is equation a vowel or consonant?

"Equation" is a word, not a vowel or consonant.

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#### What is a stressed syllable in equation?

The second syllable, "qua," is stressed in "equation."

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#### Which determiner is used with equation?

Determiners like "this," "that," "a," or "the" can be used with "equation."

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#### What is the third form of equation?

There is no third form as "equation" is not a verb.

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#### Which article is used with equation?

Both "a" and "the" can be used with "equation," depending on the context.

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#### What is the opposite of equation?

The opposite of "equation" could be "inequality" or "discrepancy."

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#### Is equation a collective noun?

No, "equation" is not typically used as a collective noun.

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Dec 19, 2023

#### Is the word equation imperative?

"Equation" is not an imperative; it’s a noun.

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Dec 19, 2023

#### How do we divide equation into syllables?

"Equation" is divided as e-qua-tion.

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#### Is the equation term a metaphor?

The term "equation" can be used metaphorically to describe a situation where balance or equality is involved.

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#### What is another term for equation?

Another term for "equation" is "formula" or "mathematical expression."

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#### What is the second form of equation?

There is no second form as "equation" is not a verb.

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#### Is equation an abstract noun?

"Equation" is an abstract noun, especially in mathematical contexts.

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Dec 19, 2023

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