## solving

Verb

- Present participle of
*solve*.

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- I want to be able to focus on
**solving**this problem, not worrying about what might be said or done to you. - I don't care about
**solving**cases. **Solving**a current murder was difficult enough—a forty-year-old case was near impossible.- She added, "Leland Anderson's wife Marian says you're a schmuck for not
**solving**the Byrne thing and causing her to lose her bet." - In pure algebra Descartes expounded and illustrated the general methods of
**solving**equations up to those of the fourth degree (and believed that his method could go beyond), stated the law which connects the positive and negative roots of an equation with the changes of sign in the consecutive terms, and introduced the method of indeterminate coefficients for the solution of equations.'