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linear algebra

noun

Definition of linear algebra

  1. :  a branch of mathematics that is concerned with mathematical structures closed under the operations of addition and scalar multiplication and that includes the theory of systems of linear equations, matrices, determinants, vector spaces, and linear transformations



1870

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1870


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