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Algebra is the study of relations using variables to represent numbers and other mathematical objects and operations on those objects. Relations include functions, equations and inequalities.


  1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, algebra. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 12. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book

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