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## equation

[e-kwa´zhun]
an expression of equality between two parts.
Henderson-Hasselbalch equation a formula for calculating the pH of a buffer solution such as blood plasma, pH = pKa + log [BA/HA]; [HA] is the concentration of a free weak acid; [BA] the concentration of the ionized form of this acid; pKa the acid dissociation constant, a measure of the ionization equilibrium of the acid.

## e·qua·tion

(ē-kwā'zhŭn),
A statement expressing the equality of two things, usually with the use of mathematical or chemical symbols.
[L. aequare, to make equal]

## equation

/equa·tion/ (e-kwa´zhun) an expression of equality between two parts.
Henderson-Hasselbalch equation  a formula for calculating the pH of a buffer solution such as blood plasma.

## equation

Etymology: L, aequare, to make equal
an expression in symbols of equality or equivalence.

## e·qua·tion

(ĕ-kwā'zhŭn)
A statement expressing the equality of two things, usually by means of mathematical or chemical symbols.
[L. aequo, to make equal]

## e·qua·tion

(ĕ-kwā'zhŭn)
A statement expressing the equality of two things, usually with the use of mathematical or chemical symbols.
[L. aequare, to make equal]

Q. how do i determine what is the right weight i need to be? i know there is a way to calculate it, an equation , what are the parameters in it ?

A. I don't mean to burst any bubbles, but BMI is definitely not a good way to determine what weight you should be. If you considered that a body builder or a professional athlete is considered obese under BMI standards then you would know what I mean. Here is an article about it I found on Medical News Today: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/49991.php

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EQUATE Petrochemical Company announced today that it achieved 20 Million Safe Work Hours on October 27, 2009, without any Day Away Work Case (DAWC).
EQUATE s strong sense for CSR and its efforts to be a pioneer in CSR were witnessed by having the opportunity to meet its President & CEO Mohammad Husain and the amount of interaction from EQUATE Sustainability Committee.
Equate Petrochemical Company, a major player in the petrochemical sector based in Kuwait, said it has restarted its 550,000 metric tons annually (MTA) Ethylene Glycol unit after it was shut down due to a blaze last July.
Al Benali, who also heads Equate CSR Team said, explained "In recognition of its sustainability achievements, Equate has earned several prestigious honors, including the Amir Award for the Best Plant in Kuwait; The Gold Award in Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) for Gulf private sector companies; The Award for Best Gulf Company in Recruiting Nationals; Arabian Business Best CSR Company Award; Oil & Gas (O&G) Middle East CSR Award.
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EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Kuwait s first international joint-venture in this industrial sector, recognized a number of governmental bodies in appreciation for their international role.
KUWAIT, Jan 3 (KUNA) -- EQUATE Petrochemical Company has completed the full maintenance of its plants as well as the first stage of a project to raise the production of polyethylene unit, the company has announced.
Kuwait-based Equate Petrochemical Company said that its ethylene glycol (EG) unit is estimated to be back online mid-November.
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