algebraic expression

noun

: an expression obtained by a finite number of the fundamental operations of algebra upon symbols representing numbers

Word History

First Known Use

1764, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of algebraic expression was in 1764

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“Algebraic expression.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/algebraic%20expression. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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