algebra (āl'jə-brə) Pronunciation Key
A branch of mathematics in which symbols, usually letters of the alphabet, represent numbers or quantities and express general relationships that hold for all members of a specified set. |
linear algebra
The branch of mathematics that deals with the theory of systems of linear equations, matrices, vector spaces, and linear transformations. |
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.