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# linear algebra

## noun

*Mathematics.*

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linear algebra

- The branch of mathematics that deals with the theory of systems of linear equations, matrices, vector spaces, and linear transformations.

## Word History and Origins

Origin of linear algebra^{1}

## Example Sentences

Inside, you can also find other staples of engineering math like limits, derivatives, vectors, linear algebra– but all taught in a way that puts your high school math education to shame.

As the name suggests, matrix models encode the complicated dynamics of objects within string theory into the dynamics of two-by-two arrays of numbers, or matrices, familiar to anyone who’s ever taken a linear algebra class.

Meanwhile, Emily Boyajian solved this without the use of linear algebra by treating one of the equilateral triangles as the base.

It involves translating matrix multiplication into a different computational problem in linear algebra involving objects called tensors.

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