Q: What is a number sentence with a variable and an equal sign called?

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An equation.

EQUATION

This is called an equation.

An equation.

A sentence is made up of two expressions connected by an equal sign or an inequality sign (such as <). If there's an '=' sign, it's an equation, otherwise it's an inequality. A sentence with a variable in it is called an open sentence - you need to put a number in for the variable to see whether it is true or false. If the sentence has no variable in it, then we can decide whether it is true or false. Examples of a true sentences: 1 + 6 = 7 4 > 2 5 + 17 = 11 times 2 .

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An equation.

EQUATION

This is called an equation.

An equation.

A sentence is made up of two expressions connected by an equal sign or an inequality sign (such as <). If there's an '=' sign, it's an equation, otherwise it's an inequality. A sentence with a variable in it is called an open sentence - you need to put a number in for the variable to see whether it is true or false. If the sentence has no variable in it, then we can decide whether it is true or false. Examples of a true sentences: 1 + 6 = 7 4 > 2 5 + 17 = 11 times 2 .

equal

It's value.

An Equation is a number sentence stating that two amounts are equal

inequality

Is a number sentence that does not equal anything or has an equal sign.

a number sentence contains an equal sign