Results for algebra
Definitions of algebra:
part of speech: noun
The science of calculating by symbols, thus forming a kind of universal arithmetic. .
part of speech: noun
Arithmetic by signs commonly the letters of the alphabet the first letters, a, b, c, d, & c., represent known quantities, and the last letters, w, x, y, z, unknown quantities.
part of speech: noun
A branch of mathematics using letters and other symbols to represent quantities.
Usage examples for algebra:

I am still able to read books on the higher algebra for four or five hours in the morning, and even to solve the problems.
"Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville", Mary Somerville 
They are like those sums in algebra that you think about and worry about and cry about and try to get help from other women about, and then, all of a sudden, X works itself out into perfectly good sense.
"The Melting of Molly", Maria Thompson Daviess 
His biographer says: When he was twenty one years of age a Mr. Robert King came into the district to take charge of the school, and under his care young Monro studied in the winter evenings geometry, algebra and land surveying.
"TheChignectoIsthmusanditsfirstsettlers", Trueman, Howard 
So easily did he solve problems in algebra and geometry, that his mates promptly nicknamed him " Deductions."
"Boys' Book of Famous Soldiers", J. Walker McSpadden