1) algebra. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...algebra, branch of mathematics concerned with operations on sets of Numbers or other elements that are often represented by symbols. Algebra is a generalization of... 2) Boolean algebra. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...Boolean algebra, (boo´len) (KEY) , an abstract mathematical system primarily used in computer science and in expressing the relationships between sets (groups of... 3) field, in algebra. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...field, in algebra, in algebra, set of elements (usually numbers) that may be combined under the operations of addition and multiplication so that it constitutes an... 4) algebra. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth
Edition. 2000. ...the operations are commutative or associative. Middle English, bone-setting, and Italian, algebra, both from Medieval Latin, from Arabic al-jabr (wa-l-muqbala), the... 5) Boolean algebra. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language:
Fourth Edition. 2000. ...An algebra in which elements have one of two values and the algebraic operations defined on the set are logical OR, a type of addition, and logical AND, a type of... 6) algebra. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002 ...algebra A branch of mathematics marked chiefly by the use of symbols to represent numbers, as in the use of a2 + b2 = c2 to express the Pythagorean theorem. 1... 7) linear algebra. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language:
Fourth Edition. 2000. ...The branch of mathematics that deals with the theory of systems of linear equations, matrices, vector spaces, determinants, and linear transformations. 2. A mathematical... 8) mathematics. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...or logical considerations. Mathematics is very broadly divided into foundations, algebra, analysis, geometry, and applied mathematics, which includes theoretical... 9) multiplication. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...multiplication, fundamental operation in arithmetic and algebra. Multiplication by a whole number can be interpreted as successive addition. For example, a number... 10) Sadle'rian Lectures. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898 ...Lectures on Algebra delivered in the University of Cambridge, and founded in 1710 by Lady Sadler. 1... |