# What does algebra mean?

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the part of mathematics in which letters and other general symbols are used to represent numbers and quantities in formulae and equations

the part of mathematics in which letters and other general symbols are used to represent numbers and quantities in formulae and equations

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May 24, 2018

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#### Explanation:

Algebra is about finding the unknown or putting variables into equations and solving them.The word algebra comes from Arabic

"al-jabre"