### Inequality

Being unequal. Not being allowed the same rights or opportunities as everyone else in the community.

• (n.) The quality of being unequal; difference, or want of equality, in any respect; lack of uniformity; disproportion; unevenness; disparity; diversity; as, an inequality in size, stature, numbers, power, distances, motions, rank, property, etc. • (n.) Disproportion to any office or purpose; inadequacy; competency; as, the inequality of...

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(from the article `transitive law`) ...then A bears it to C. In arithmetic, the property of equality is transitive, for if A = B and B = C, then A = C. Likewise is the property ...

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*noun* lack of equality; `the growing inequality between rich and poor`

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*[mathematics]* In mathematics, an inequality is a relation that holds between two values when they are different (see also: equality). It does not say that one is greater than the other, or even that they can be compared in size. If the values in question are elements of an ordered set, such as the integers or the real numbers, they can be c...

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**In`e·qual'i·ty** * noun* ;

* plural* ** Inequalities** . [ Latin

* inaequalitas* .]

** 1.** The quality of being unequal; difference, or want of equality, in any respect; lack of uniformity; disproportion; unevenness; disparity; diversity; as, an

* inequality* in size, stature, numbers, p...

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A relation of the form g(x) <= 0 or g(x) >= 0. This appears in the standard form as constraints. With equality allowed, these are called weak inequalities; strict inequalities are g(x) < 0 and g(x) > 0. Here are particular inequalities in this glossary: Cauchy-Schwarz Hadamard Hölder Jensen Kantorovich Minkowski Triangle Also se...

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A relationship between two expressions that are not equal, often written in the form of an equation but using the symbols > or < meaning is greater than and is less than. If the end values are included then the symbols (greater than or equal to) or (less than or equal to) are used. If there is a great difference the expressions then the symbols >> ...

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A systematic departure from the mean value of a tidal quantity. See diurnal inequality, parallax ine

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An algebraic or numerical sentence that shows that two amounts are not equal

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Differences in per capita income or household income across populations within a country or across countries.

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In mathematics, a statement that one quantity is larger or smaller than another, employing the symbols < and >. Inequalities may be solved by finding sets of numbers that satisfy them. For example, to find the solution set to the inequality 2x + 3 < 19, the inequality can be treated like an equation: 2...

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inequality 1. A social or economic disparity between people or groups. 2. An unequal opportunity or treatment based on social, ethnic, racial, or economic disparity. 3. Characterized by an instance of not being equal.

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inequality, in mathematics, statement that a mathematical expression is less than or greater than some other expression; an inequality is not as specific as an equation, but it does contain information about the expressions involved. The symbols < (less than), > (greater than), <= (less tha...

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Origin: L. Inaequalitas. ... 1. The quality of being unequal; difference, or want of equality, in any respect; lack of uniformity; disproportion; unevenness; disparity; diversity; as, an inequality in size, stature, numbers, power, distances, motions, rank, property, etc. 'There is so great an inequality in the length of our legs and arms as makes ...

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*n]* - lack of equality

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• (math.) The statement that one quantity is less than or greater than another. • (astron.) Any irregularity in an object's orbital motion that can't be explained as a result of the mutual gravitational attraction between the body and its primary. Inequalities in a planet's movement aro...

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