Algebraic number

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An algebraic number is any real number that is a solution of some single-variable polynomial equation whose coefficients are all integers. While this is an abstract notion, theoretical mathematics has potentially far-reaching applications in communications and computer science, especially in data encryption and security.[1]

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  1. "What is algebraic number? - Definition from WhatIs.com". WhatIs.com. Retrieved 2020-11-09.