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  1. prob·lem
    IPA[ˈpräbləm]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: problem, plural noun: problems

    • noun

      a matter or situation regarded as unwelcome or harmful and needing to be dealt with and overcome:

      a thing that is difficult to achieve:

    • used to express one's agreement or acquiescence
    • noun

      a mathematics exercise presented in the form of a hypothetical situation that requires an equation to be solved; for example, “if George earns a salary of $18,500 and 28% of it is deducted in taxes, how much take-home pay remains?”.
    • noun

      the problem of finding a way to decide whether a formula or class of formulas is true or provable within a given system of axioms.
    • noun

      a puzzle in which the answer can be deduced from a given set of premises:
    • noun

      the process of finding solutions to difficult or complex issues:
    • noun

      the process of finding solutions to difficult or complex issues:
    • noun

      the problem of determining whether two different products are equal, or two sequences of operations are equivalent.
    • noun

      the problem of finding a way to decide whether a formula or class of formulas is true or provable within a given system of axioms.
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