from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The branch of mathematics that deals with the theory of systems of linear equations, matrices, vector spaces, determinants, and linear transformations.
- n. A mathematical ring and vector space with scalars from an associated field, the multiplication of which is of the form (aA) (bB) = (ab) (AB), where a and b are scalars and A and B are vectors.
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- n. The branch of mathematics that deals with vectors, vector spaces, linear transformations and systems of linear equations.
- n. An algebra over a field.
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- n. the part of algebra that deals with the theory of linear equations and linear transformation
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