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algebraic number
Word Origin
noun
,
Mathematics.
1.
a
root
of an algebraic equation with integral coefficients.
Origin of
algebraic number
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1930-1935
First recorded in
1930-35
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British Dictionary definitions for
algebraic number
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algebraic number
noun
1.
any number that is a root of a polynomial equation having rational coefficients such as √2 but not π
Compare
transcendental number
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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