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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 is the world's second-largest producer of ethylene glycol, a thick liquid used primarily as antifreeze and in making polyester fibres.
Equate, which commenced production in 1997, is the operator of a fully integrated world-scale manufacturing facility producing over 5 million tonnes annually of high-quality petrochemical products which are marketed throughout the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe.
Established in 1995, EQUATE is an international joint venture between Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC) and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC).
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What we are reporting about perceptions of Equate is qualitative, but retailers who are proud of their own store brand quality standards should consider doing some head-to-head comparisons with Equate items.
Equate and branded products are both closely tied to Wal-Mart's pharmacies, notes Fehlig.
Throughout the years, because of its belief in future generations, EQUATE has launched a number of initiatives aimed at children to ensure overall sustainability through direct interaction.
The kiosks, considered the first of its kind at Kuwaiti firms, were launched under the patronage of PACI director-general Bassam Musaed Al-Asousi in the presence of PACI deputy director-general for Information Technology Mansour Al-Methen, Equate president & CEO Mohammad Husain and Diyar general manager Bashar Atout.
The auditors representing RC noted that Equate has 'the best operational plant' they have ever visited.
Al Kandari takes over this position after more than 25 years of service that included a number of leading posts within and outside Kuwait at Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), Equate, establishing Equate II joint-venture, and MEGlobal where he was deputy CEO.
Equate I: The olefins complex at Shuaiba, an expanding industrial zone south of Kuwait City, began full production on Nov.
Under the agreement, Honeywell will install its Experion(R) Process Knowledge System (PKS) automation platform for operation of the new plants, and will migrate existing legacy TotalPlant(R) Systems at the EQUATE plants to Experion PKS.

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