See under algebra (def. 2).
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What does “barren” mean?
Origin of linear algebra
First recorded in 1890–95
Words nearby linear algebra
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Scientific definitions for linear algebra
The branch of mathematics that deals with the theory of systems of linear equations, matrices, vector spaces, and linear transformations.
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