# algebraic

[ al-juh-brey-ik ]

/ ˌæl dʒəˈbreɪ ɪk /

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### adjective

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.

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### algebraical

/ (ˌældʒɪˈbreɪɪk) /

### adjective

of or relating to algebraan algebraic expression

using or relating to finite numbers, operations, or relationships

## Derived forms of algebraic

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