The man known as "the father of modern algebraic notation" was French mathematician Francois Viète, according to the math department at Rutgers University. His substitution of letters to mark unspecified or unknown numbe...

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Diophantus is considered the father of algebra. He was the writer of 13 books called "Arithmetica," but only six of those books have survived to modern day.

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No single person discovered algebra, since various people in different parts of the world discovered it at different times. Some aspects of algebra were even discovered multiple times by different people who were unaware...

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In math, expanded form can refer to any type of expression, equation or notation that is completely broken down into its individual parts. Expanded form is commonly used in teaching students place value and factoring.

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In math, "x|x" means "x, such that x" in set builder notation. It is used when building lists of numbers and defining domains when graphing.

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In math, the definition of an exponent is a numerical notation that indicates the number of times a number is to be multiplied by itself. The exponent is written as a small number in superscript following the number to b...

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A bad father is a man who is not present in a child's life or who is in the child's life but is a bad influence. A bad father neglects his responsibilities to his family on many levels. He fails to provide a good masculi...

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