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Definition of Algebra


  1. That branch of mathematics which treats of the relations and properties of quantity by means of letters and other symbols. It is applicable to those relations that are true of every kind of magnitude.
  2. A treatise on this science.

Algebra Quotations

Men are liars. We'll lie about lying if we have to. I'm an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.
Tim Allen

It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry.
E. W. Howe

I'm a visual thinker, really bad at algebra. There's others that are a pattern thinker. These are the music and math minds. They think in patterns instead of pictures. Then there's another type that's not a visual thinker at all, and they're the ones that memorize all of the sports statistics, all of the weather statistics.
Temple Grandin

As long as algebra is taught in school, there will be prayer in school.
Cokie Roberts

Life isn't about algebra and geometry. Learning by making mistakes and not duplicating them is what life is about.
Lindsay Fox
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Algebra Translations

algebra in Dutch is algebra, stelkunde
algebra in German is Algebra {f}
algebra in Hungarian is algebra
algebra in Swedish is algebra