What Can You Say About Algebra Foundations?

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What Can You Say About Algebra Foundations? - Quiz

Algebra foundations are the formations and tools of algebra. Algebra is one of the broad parts of mathematics, together with number theory, geometry and analysis.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Algebra is one of the broad parts of .....
    • A. 

      Mathematics

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Physics

    • D. 

      Biology

  • 2. 
    A mathematician who does research in algebra is called an ....
    • A. 

      Algebran

    • B. 

      Algebraist

    • C. 

      Algebrian

    • D. 

      Algebraician

  • 3. 
    The word algebra comes from ...
    • A. 

      Greek

    • B. 

      Latin

    • C. 

      Arabic

    • D. 

      Russian

  • 4. 
    The word entered the English language during the ....
    • A. 

      15th century

    • B. 

      16th century

    • C. 

      13th century

    • D. 

      17th century

  • 5. 
    The mathematical meaning was first recorded in the ....
    • A. 

      16th century

    • B. 

      12th century

    • C. 

      13th century

    • D. 

      14th century

  • 6. 
    The roots of algebra can be traced to the ancient ....
    • A. 

      Russian

    • B. 

      British

    • C. 

      Babylonian

    • D. 

      American

  • 7. 
    .... created a geometric objects where terms were represented by sides of geometric objects, usually lines, that had letters associated with them.
    • A. 

      The Latins

    • B. 

      The Greeks

    • C. 

      The Russians

    • D. 

      The Egyptians

  • 8. 
    The Greek mathematician ..... has traditionally been known as the "father of algebra".
    • A. 

      Brutus

    • B. 

      Pythagoras

    • C. 

      Plato

    • D. 

      Diophantus

  • 9. 
    Another Persian mathematician .... is credited with identifying the foundations of algebraic geometry and found the general geometric solution of the cubic equation.
    • A. 

      Omar Khayyam

    • B. 

      Plato

    • C. 

      Pythagoras

    • D. 

      Albert Einstein

  • 10. 
    Another key event in the further development of algebra was the general algebraic solution of the cubic and quartic equations, developed in the ....
    • A. 

      Mid-11th century

    • B. 

      12th century

    • C. 

      Mid-16th century

    • D. 

      14th century

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