Quite appropriately, Moses received a MacArthur Foundation “genius” award in 1982 for his work with the algebra Project.
The arc of Hathahate is like one of those U-ish parabolas from algebra class.
Daily reinfection is needed or the disease goes dormant like algebra.
That same year Forever 21 was forced to stop selling tops that read “Allergic to algebra.”
I wanted my father to be proud of me and there was no way he could be proud of me getting a mid-term "C" in algebra.
He was a man who breathed certainly in the present age, but the half of his life was spent in antiquity or algebra.
According to every rule of algebra, not more than one of us three should be alive now.
But in such cases a most delicate question occurs, pressing equally on medicine and algebra.
Apples and algebra were the things she cared most about in school life.
He knows as much about journalism as a monkey knows of algebra.
1550s, from Medieval Latin algebra, from Arabic al jebr "reunion of broken parts," as in computation, used 9c. by Baghdad mathematician Abu Ja'far Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi as the title of his famous treatise on equations ("Kitab al-Jabr w'al-Muqabala" "Rules of Reintegration and Reduction"), which also introduced Arabic numerals to the West. The accent shifted 17c. from second syllable to first. The word was used in English 15c.-16c. to mean "bone-setting," probably from Arab medical men in Spain.
A branch of mathematics marked chiefly by the use of symbols to represent numbers, as in the use of a2 + b2 = c2 to express the Pythagorean theorem.