- of, occurring in, or utilizing algebra.
- Mathematics. of or relating to an element that is the root of a polynomial equation with coefficients from some given field: is algebraic over the field of real numbers.
- using arbitrary letters or symbols in place of the letters, symbols, or numbers of an actual application.
Origin of algebraic
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The problem of finding the maximum product of n positive quantities whose sum is given may also be found, algebraically, thus.
A locus or curve may be algebraically specified in another way; viz.
- of or relating to algebraan algebraic expression
- using or relating to finite numbers, operations, or relationships
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Word Origin and History for algebraically
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