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Equations are statements that state two expressions are equal, while inequalities are statements that state two expressions are not equal, meaning one is greater or less than the other.

The graph of the solution set of an equation is a line or a curve, while the graph of the solution set of an inequality is a region at one side of the boundary line or curve obtained by supposing that the inequality was an equation.

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Q: How are equations different from inequalities?
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How are equations and inequalities different?

Equations have and can only have a = Inequalities have <, >, greater than or equal to, less than or equal to, or =

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equations have an = sign, inequalities do not

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Solving inequalities and equations are the same because both have variables in the equation.

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