## algebraic operationAn operation of ordinary algebra; that is, the arithmetic operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Operations that involve infinite series and functions such as log x
are not algebraic – they depend on the use of limits.
The term algebraic is also applied to arithmetic operations carried out
with due regard to sign. Thus, the algebraic sum of a and -b
is a - b, the algebraic product of -a and -b
is +ab, etc. ## Related category• ALGEBRA | |||||

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