WHat is the difference between solution and resolution?
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They sometimes refer to the same thing, but "resolution" is almost always used in the case of a conflict. There's usually some kind of stress, even if it's only a dissonant chord in the orchestra which begs to be resolved. We often speak of "resolving our differences," or our disagreements.

Some might say if there's a solution there must have been a problem, and a problem means conflict. But a math example looking for a solution is not necessarily a conflict. Solving (finding the answer to) a riddle or a puzzle does not necessarily involve a conflict.

Also, a solution may be some substance disolved in a liquid.

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