# Algebra vs Homework - What's the difference?

algebra | homework |

## As nouns the difference between

is that

(uncountable, medicine, historical, rare) The surgical treatment of a dislocated or fractured bone. Also (countable): a dislocation or fracture.
* {{quote-book, year= a1420
, year_published= 1894
, author= The British Museum Additional MS, 12,056
, by= (* {{quote-book, year= 1987
, year_published=
, author= ( (uncountable, mathematics) A system for computation using letters or other symbols to represent numbers, with rules for manipulating these symbols.
* {{quote-book, year= 1551
, year_published= 1888
, author=
, by=
, title= A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles: Founded Mainly on the Materials Collected by the Philological Society.
, url= http://books.google.com/books?id=JmpXAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA217
, original=
, chapter=
, section= Part 1
, isbn=
, edition=
, publisher= Clarendon Press
, location= Oxford
, editor=
, volume= 1
, page= 217
, passage= Also the rule of false position, with dyuers examples not onely vulgar, but some appertaynyng to the rule of (uncountable, mathematics) The study of algebraic structures.
(countable, mathematics) A universal algebra.
(countable, algebra) An algebraic structure consisting of a module of a commutative ring along with an additional binary operation that is bilinear.
* {{quote-book, year= 1854
, year_published=
, author= ( (countable, set theory, analysis) A collection of subsets of a given set, such that this collection contains the empty set, and the collection is closed under unions and complements (and thereby also under intersections and differences).
(countable, mathematics) One of several other types of mathematical structure.
(figurative) A system or process, that is like algebra by substituting one thing for another, or in using signs, symbols, etc., to represent concepts or ideas.
* {{quote-book, year= 1663
, year_published= 1871
, author= William Clark
, by=
, title= Marciano; or, The discovery: A tragi-comedy
, url= http://books.google.com/books?id=I18JAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA13
, original=
, chapter=
, section=
, isbn= 1446062937
, edition=
, publisher= Reprinted for Private Circulation
, location= Edinburgh
, editor= William Hugh Logan
, volume=
, page= 13
, passage= Fly ! Fly ! avaunt with that base cowardly gibbrish ; That Work that is done at home, especially school exercises set by a teacher.
*{{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-19, author=(
, volume=189, issue=6, page=30, magazine=( Preliminary or preparatory work, such as research.

## As nouns the difference between **algebra** and **homework**

is that **algebra**is algebra while

**homework**is work that is done at home, especially school exercises set by a teacher.

# algebra

## English

### Noun

(*wikipedia algebra*)

*Lanfranc of Milan*) , title= Lanfranc's "Science of cirurgie." , url= http://books.google.com/books?id=6XktAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA63 , original= , chapter= Wounds complicated by the Dislocation of a Bone , section= , isbn= 1163911380 , edition= , publisher= K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co , location= London , editor= Robert von Fleischhacker , volume= , page= 63 , passage= Ne take noon hede to brynge togidere þe parties of þe boon þat is to-broken or dislocate, til viij. daies ben goon in þe wyntir, & v. in þe somer; for þanne it schal make quytture, and be sikir from swellynge; & þanne brynge togidere þe brynkis eiþer þe disiuncture after þe techynge þat schal be seid in þe chapitle of

**algebra**. }}

*John Newsome Crossley*) , by= , title= The emergence of number , url= http://books.google.com/books?id=rc6atSk1d4IC&pg=PA65 , original= , chapter= Latency , section= Al-Khwarizwi , isbn= 9971504146 , edition= , publisher= World Scientific , location= Singapore , editor= , volume= , page= 65 , passage=

*Algebra''**is used today by surgeons to mean ''bone-setting*, i.e. the restoration of bones, and the idea of restoration is present in the mathematical context, too. }}

**Algeber**. }}

*George Boole*) , by= , title= , url= http://books.google.com/books?id=YNAtAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA37 , original= , chapter= Signs and their Laws , section= , isbn= , edition= , publisher= Walton and Maberly , location= London , editor= , volume= , page= 37 , passage= Let us conceive, then, of an

**Algebra**in which the symbols

*x'', ''y'', ''z*, &c. admit indifferently of the values 0 and 1, and of these values alone. }}

**Algebra**of honour ; which had never Been nam'd, if all had equal courage—what? }}

#### Derived terms

() * * abstract algebra * alternative algebra * bialgebra * Boolean algebra * elementary algebra * finite algebra * free algebra * Lie algebra * linear algebra * modern algebra * multialgebra * subalgebra * power-associative algebra * prealgebra * submultialgebra * superalgebra * universal algebra * vector algebra# homework

## English

(*wikipedia homework*)

### Noun

(*-*)

*Peter Wilby*)

*The Guardian Weekly*) , title=

Finland spreads word on schools, passage=Imagine a country where children do nothing but play until they start compulsory schooling at age seven. Then, without exception, they attend comprehensives until the age of 16.

#### Usage notes

The term is generally used to refer to primary or secondary school assignments as opposed to college-level coursework.#### Quotations

* (*English Citations of "homework"*)