What Do You Know About Writing Algebraic Expressions Introduction?

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Algebra (from Arabic "al-jabr" literally meaning "reunion of broken parts") is one of the broad parts of mathematics, together with number theory, geometry and analysis.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Algebra is a topic under .....
    • A. 

      Mathematics

    • B. 

      Literature

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Music

  • 2. 
    The word "algebra" comes from an/a ...... word
    • A. 

      Latin

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Arabic

    • D. 

      English

  • 3. 
    The word entered the English language during what century?
    • A. 

      10th century

    • B. 

      15th century

    • C. 

      20th century

    • D. 

      18th century

  • 4. 
    The roots of algebra can be traced to the ancient ..... who developed an advanced arithmetical system
    • A. 

      Greeks

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Egyptians

    • D. 

      Babylonians

  • 5. 
    Who created a geometric algebra where terms were represented by sides of geometric objects, usually lines, that had letters associated with them?
    • A. 

      The Greeks

    • B. 

      The Latins

    • C. 

      The Babylonians

    • D. 

      The French

  • 6. 
    Who was a famous mathematician?
    • A. 

      Hercules

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Pythagoras

    • D. 

      Odysseus

  • 7. 
    Another Persian mathematician .... is credited with identifying the foundations of algebraic geometry
    • A. 

      Omar Khayyam

    • B. 

      Isaac Newton

    • C. 

      Bill Nye

    • D. 

      Albert Einstein

  • 8. 
    Another Persian mathematician Omar Khayyam is credited with identifying the foundations of algebraic geometry and found the general geometric solution of the .....?
    • A. 

      Analytic geometry

    • B. 

      Cubic equations

    • C. 

      Ratio

    • D. 

      Proportions

  • 9. 
    Before the ......., mathematics was divided into only two subfields
    • A. 

      11th century

    • B. 

      12 century

    • C. 

      13th century

    • D. 

      16th century

  • 10. 
    Algebra is a topic taught in the what subject or course?
    • A. 

      Mathematics

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Music

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