linear algebra


noun Mathematics.

See under algebra (def. 2).

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Origin of linear algebra

First recorded in 1890–95
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Scientific definitions for linear algebra

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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