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# Literal Algebra, or Specious Algebra

Literal Algebra , or Specious Algebra is a Method by which both the Quantities given or known, and those unknown are severally
expressed by Letters of the Alphabet, and this is useful generally in the solving
Mathematical Problems, and is called the
*New Algebra*.
Definition taken from
*The Universal Etymological English Dictionary*,
edited by Nathan Bailey (1736)

Numeral Algebra, or Vulgar Algebra *

Alleˊrions [in *Heraldry*]