# algebraic number

algebraic number a root of a polynomial equation with coefficients that are rational numbers

## algebraic number

noun

A number that is a root of a polynomial equation with rational coefficients.

## algebraic-number

Noun

(*plural* algebraic numbers)

- (mathematics) A complex number that is a root of a polynomial equation with rational coefficients.
*The golden ratio (φ) is an***algebraic number**since it is a solution of the quadratic equation , whose coefficients are integers.*The square root of any integer 'n' is an***algebraic number**since it is a solution of the quadratic equation , whose coefficients are integers.

Hyponyms

- algebraic integer