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arithmetic. Elementary arithmetic is concerned primarily with the effect of certain

operations, such as addition or multiplication, on specified numbers, hence, for

instance, ...

**Algebra Algebra**may be described as a generalization and extension ofarithmetic. Elementary arithmetic is concerned primarily with the effect of certain

operations, such as addition or multiplication, on specified numbers, hence, for

instance, ...

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Besides applications in

geometry and topology, automata theory, and the statistical theory of queues.

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between ...

Besides applications in

**algebra**itself, free algebras have many uses in**algebraic**geometry and topology, automata theory, and the statistical theory of queues.

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**ALGEBRA**AND CATEGORY THEORY There are close linksbetween ...

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Fields: Many works on

and saunders MacLANE, A Survey of Modern

feferman, The Number Systems: Foundations of

Fields: Many works on

**algebra**contain material on fields. Of these, garrett birkhoffand saunders MacLANE, A Survey of Modern

**Algebra**, 3rd ed. (1965); solomonfeferman, The Number Systems: Foundations of

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