# Algebraic Number Definition

noun

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

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A root of a polynomial equation with coefficients that are rational numbers.

Webster's New World

(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.Wiktionary

other

Algebraic integer.

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