noun. ['ˈældʒəbrə'] the mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations.
- linear algebra
- vector algebra
- pure mathematics
Words that Rhyme with Algebra
How do you pronounce algebra?
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Example sentences of the word algebra
The types of math used in economics are primarily algebra, calculus and statistics.
2. Noun, singular or mass
You will want a strong foundation in algebra when approaching an advanced high school or college level chemistry class.
Triangle equations are a common part of school geometry and algebra programs.
Quotes containing the word algebra
1. In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra.
- Fran Lebowitz
2. Everyone is born creative; everyone is given a box of crayons in kindergarten. Then when you hit puberty they take the crayons away and replace them with dry, uninspiring books on algebra, history, etc. Being suddenly hit years later with the 'creative bug' is just a wee voice telling you, 'I'd like my crayons back, please.
- Hugh MacLeod, Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity
3. Why not spend that time on art: painting, sculpting, charcoal, pastel, oils? Are words or numbers more important than images? Who decides this? Does algebra move you to tears? Can plural possessives express the feelings in your heart? If you don't learn art now, you will never learn to breathe!
- Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak