abstract algebra

abstract algebra

noun
the branch of mathematics that deals with the extension of algebraic concepts usually associated with the real number system to other, more general systems.
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abstract algebra

branch of mathematics concerned with the general algebraic structure of various sets (such as real numbers, complex numbers, matrices, and vector spaces), rather than rules and procedures for manipulating their individual elements

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