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algebraic expression

noun, Mathematics.
a symbol or a combination of symbols used in algebra, containing one or more numbers, variables, and arithmetic operations:
how to solve algebraic expressions. Unabridged
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a mathematical phrase which can contain numbers, operators (add, subtract, multiply, divide), and at least one variable (like x, y) to represent operations


An example of an algebraic expression is x + 5 4n ÷ 6.

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