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.
References
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, algebraic. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 12. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
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. 4/11/2019. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/a/algebraic.html.
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4/11/2019: Changed equations and expressions to new format. (
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