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Equal

lhs Equal rhs returns True if lhs and rhs are identical.

lhs Equal rhs is used to represent a symbolic equation, to be manipulated using functions like SolveEquation.
lhs Equal rhs returns False if lhs and rhs are determined to be unequal by comparisons between numbers or other raw data, such as strings.
• Approximate numbers are considered equal if they differ in at most their last eight binary digits (roughly their last two decimal digits).
2 Equal 2. gives  .
 Equal  Equal  gives True if all the  are equal.
Equal[e] gives True.
lhs Equal rhs can be input as lhs \[Equal] rhs or lhs AliasIndicatorEqualAliasIndicator rhs.
• See also:
Unequal.

Examples

Using InstantCalculators

Here are the InstantCalculators for the Equal function. Enter the parameters for your calculation and click Calculate to see the result.

Entering Commands Directly

You can paste a template for this command via the Text Input button on the Equal Function Controller.

This uses the shorthand form of Equal.

Equal will return unevaluated if it cannot determine that the right-hand side and left-hand side are identical.



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