The term **word problem** has several meanings:

- word problem (mathematics education) is a type of textbook problem designed to help students apply abstract mathematical concepts to "real-world" situations
- word problem (mathematics) is a decision problem for algebraic identities in mathematics and computer science
- word problem for groups is the problem of recognizing the identity element in a finitely presented group
- word problem (computability) is a decision problem concerning formal languages

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**Word problem**for linear bounded automata ·**Word problem**for quasi-realtime automata · Emptiness**problem**for a nondeterministic two-way finite state automaton · Equivalence**problem**for nondeterministic finite ...### Famous quotes containing the words problem and/or word:

“The *problem* is that we attempt to solve the simplest questions cleverly, thereby rendering them unusually complex. One should seek the simple solution.”

—Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

“The discipline of the written *word* punishes both stupidity and dishonesty.”

—John Steinbeck (1902–1968)

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