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Equal

FilledSmallSquare lhs == rhs returns True if lhs and rhs are identical.

FilledSmallSquare lhs == rhs is used to represent a symbolic equation, to be manipulated using functions like SolveEquation.

FilledSmallSquare lhs == rhs returns False if lhs and rhs are determined to be unequal by comparisons between numbers or other raw data, such as strings.

FilledSmallSquare Approximate numbers are considered equal if they differ in at most their last eight binary digits (roughly their last two decimal digits).

FilledSmallSquare 2 == 2. gives .

FilledSmallSquare == == gives True if all the are equal.

FilledSmallSquare Equal[e] gives True.

FilledSmallSquare lhs == rhs can be input as lhs \[Equal] rhs or lhs AliasIndicator== AliasIndicatorrhs.

FilledSmallSquare 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.

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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.

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

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