Diophantine-equation meaning

An algebraic equation with two or more variables whose coefficients are integers, studied to determine all integral solutions.
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A type of indeterminate equation in which the coefficients are integers, studied to determine all integral solutions.
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(number theory) A polynomial equation whose variables are only permitted to assume integer values.
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Origin of diophantine-equation

  • After Diophantus , third-century ad Greek mathematician

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition