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Problem

noun

1) A question proposed for solution; a matter stated for examination or proof; hence, a matter difficult of solution or settlement; a doubtful case; a question involving doubt.

2) Anything which is required to be done; as, in geometry, to bisect a line, to draw a perpendicular; or, in algebra, to find an unknown quantity.

Example Sentences for

Problem

1) The Cook -- Levin theorem is a theorem from theoretical computer science , which says that the Boolean satisfiability Problem is NP-complete
2) They reported that violent crime was a serious Problem and that travelers were often attacked, robbed, and even killed.
3) The only Problem is that most of the fanatical extremists, whose eyes are in much the same place as our own, see themselves as being in the middle too.
4) The subject-object Problem is twofold : firstly , there is the question of `` what ' do we know , and very recently this could be called the `` Matrix ' question , i.e. , `` How do we know we are not living in a `` matrix '
5) Granted, finally, that we succeeded in explaining our entire instinctive life as the development and ramification of one fundamental form of willónamely, the Will to Power, as my thesis puts it; granted that all organic functions could be traced back to this Will to Power, and that the solution of the Problem of generation and nutritionóit is one Problemó could also be found therein: one would thus have acquired the right to define ALL active force unequivocally as WILL TO POWER.
6) In Evelina's predicament, Burney portrays an important social Problem of her time: in an age when new money demands social as well as economic prerogatives, how do the traditional upper classes assimilate the newly rich?
7) Much of the Problem is that the 186 SOCIAL PROTEST rich are educated to respect the wrong values.
8) Granted, finally, that we succeeded in explaining our entire instinctive life as the development and ramification of one fundamental form of willónamely, the Will to Power, as my thesis puts it; granted that all organic functions could be traced back to this Will to Power, and that the solution of the Problem of generation and nutritionóit is one Problemó could also be found therein: one would thus have acquired the right to define ALL active force unequivocally as WILL TO POWER.
9) Part of the Problem was that doctors had a limited number of places on my body where they could stick me.
10) Although he knew all about my Problem in an academic kind of way, we didn't speak the same cultural language; his counseling me about love and sex was like me telling a fourteenth-century serf how best to get along with his priest and landlord.
11) The name had to be altered further to prevent copyright issues from becoming a Problem ; -LRB- a woman with the name of Horse -RRB- hence the band became Horse the Band
12) Ernst Mayr approached the Problem with a definition for the concept species
13) Occasionally we find certain solutions of Problems which make strong beliefs for us; perhaps they are henceforth called convictions.sLater onóone sees in them only footsteps to self-knowledge, guide-posts to the Problem which we ourselves AREóor more correctly to the great stupidity which we embody, our spiritual fate, the 168 Beyond Good and Evil UNTEACHABLE in us, quite down below.íóIn view of this liberal compliment which I have just paid myself, permission will perhaps be more readily allowed me to utter some truths about woman as she is,sprovided that it is known at the outset how literally they are merelyóMY truths. 232.
14) The only Problem was that David hadn’t abandoned sex as much as he had abandoned sex with his wife.
15) The Problem is explained here :
16) The main Problem is with, uh, you're heterosexual.
17) Authors like Defoe and Richardson tackle the Problem by sacrificing form to representation.
18) Using multiple inheritance partially solves this Problem , as one can then define a StudentEmployee class that inherits from both Student and Employee
19) To be mistaken in the fundamental Problem of man and woman,sto deny here the profoundest antagonism and the necessity for an eternally hostile tension, to dream here perhaps of equal rights, equal training, equal claims and obligations: that is a TYPICAL sign of shallow-mindedness; and a thinker who has proved himself shallow at this dangerous spotóshallow in instinct!ómay generally be regarded as suspicious, nay more, as betrayed, as discovered; he will probably prove too shortsfor all fundamental questions of life, future as well as present, and will be unable to descend into ANY of the depths.
20) The 20/x number does not directly relate to the eyeglass prescription required to correct vision , because it does not specify the nature of the Problem with the lens , only the resulting performance
21) He brought four big-name game hunters with him, which did cause a bit of a Problem as the officials don’t encourage that sort of thing
22) At worst, the Problem of employment is seen, as in the story of Mr Clement in The Fool of Quality, as that of the individual who simply is not educated to any useful occupation; it is a matter of individual lack of foresight rather than social fault.
23) The Problem for most of us is that we are too imperceptive (or uninformed) to recognize them, especially since we are blinded and deafened by our hormonal impulses and by the lopsided emphasis on physical attractiveness encouraged by our superficial culture
24) The reality is that we are members of one another; the Problem is that we are bound up with each other in a way which conceals the fact from our consciousness.
25) Then comes the Problem of explaining what went wrong to interested observers
26) The Problem is this : given a set of integers , does the sum of some non-empty subset equal exactly zero ?
27) Reading the book for its blunt statements on social questions does much to lessen our struggles with it as a Problem novel.
28) In the end, Lorens solved the Problem by asking a metallurgical chemistry engineer, who worked at the university, 96 Paulo Coelho to make such a blade.
29) Part of the Problem is that without realizing it, Brooke 66 SOCIAL PROTEST and Day implicitly assume that one of the functions of the poor is to provide objects of benevolence for the rich.
30) In a genetic algorithm , a population of strings -LRB- called chromosomes or the genotype of the genome -RRB- , which encode candidate solutions -LRB- called individuals , creatures , or phenotypes -RRB- to an optimization Problem , evolves toward better solutions