Algebraic
Pronunciation: /ˌæl dʒəˈbreɪ ɪk/ Explain
Algebraic means having to do with algebra, or using the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and exponentiation.^{[1]}
- An algebraic expression is an expression that uses the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and exponentiation.
- An algebraic equation equates algebraic expressions.
- An algebraic function is a function whose rule is an algebraic expression.
- An algebraic identity is an algebraic equation that is true for all values of the variables, such as (x + y)(x – y) = x^{2} - y^{2}.
- An algebraic number is a number that is a root of a polynomial with rational coefficients.
- An algebraic operation is one of the following operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and exponentiation.
- An algebraic representation is a
representation
that uses algebra such as a coordinate
graph.
More Information
- algebraic. Dictionary.com. Random House, Inc. 6/19/2018. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/algebraically.
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Algebraic. 6/13/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/a/algebraic.html.
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