## linear algebra

linear algebra the algebra of vectors and matrices, as distinct from the ordinary algebra of real numbers and the abstract algebra of unspecified entities

## linear algebra

noun

- The branch of mathematics that deals with the theory of systems of linear equations, matrices, vector spaces, determinants, and linear transformations.
- A mathematical ring and vector space with scalars from an associated field, the multiplication of which is of the form
*(a**A**) (b**B**) = (ab) (**AB**),*where*a*and*b*are scalars andand*A*are vectors.*B*