# Definitions and Synonyms of *algebra* | Another word for *algebra* | What is *algebra? *

*Definition 1: the mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations - [noun denoting cognition]*

*(**algebra* is a kind of ...) the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness

*algebra*is a kind of ...) the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness

*(... is a kind of **algebra* ) a branch of algebra dealing with quadratic equations

*algebra*) a branch of algebra dealing with quadratic equations

*(... is a kind of **algebra* ) the part of algebra that deals with the theory of linear equations and linear transformation

*algebra*) the part of algebra that deals with the theory of linear equations and linear transformation

*(... is a kind of **algebra* ) the part of algebra that deals with the theory of vectors and vector spaces

*algebra*) the part of algebra that deals with the theory of vectors and vector spaces

*(... is a kind of **algebra* ) the part of algebra that deals with the theory of matrices

*algebra*) the part of algebra that deals with the theory of matrices