Get Started by Finding a Local Center
Results based on location:
Ashburn 0.93 mi
43330 Junction Plaza
#160
Ashburn, VA 20147
Sterling 4.07 mi
44 Pidgeon Hill Drive
#100
Sterling, VA 20165

# Algebra in Everyday Life

Jun 3, 2022 | Location Great Neck

The word “Algebra” comes from the Arabic word “al jabr,” which translates to “reunion of broken parts.” Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, a 9th-century Persian mathematician, geographer, and astronomer, is regarded as “the father of algebra.” There may be times when you wonder how some mathematical calculations relate to your life. Algebra is a good example; students wonder if it will ever be applied in the real world. The truth is we use algebra quite frequently in our everyday lives, and without even realizing it! We not only use algebra, we actually need algebra, to solve most of our problems that involve calculations. In this blog, we will grasp instances in real life where applications of algebra are needed and examples of applications of algebra in real life.

Examples of using algebra in everyday life

Here are some simple examples that demonstrate the relevance of algebra in the real world.

Cooking or doubling or halving the recipe: The kitchen is one of the places where Algebra is used in an interesting way. Especially, when you are making items like cake, vegetable soups, etc, where the correct combination of the ingredients is very crucial, Algebra comes to your rescue and helps you find the correct quantity of ingredients to make the food sufficient for different sizes of servings. Variables are the quantities of ingredients and the number of servings. By using Algebraic intelligence, the cook ensures that not only is the food available enough but also that it tastes great. Cooking is so Algebraic!

Doing Interiors and Landscape designing: Algebra is used not only in interior planning or in landscape design, but throughout the whole Architecture program. The designers use data such as measurements of the space and the size of the items to locate the correct elevation or to determine the collection of items to be used in space. Computer Programming: While coding, the programmer is making use of datasets, strings, and variables. They assign conditions in the use of these strings and establish relationships, which ultimately result in an action on the front end. This activity of coding, assigning values, and pre-defining the functions is actually you applying the knowledge of Algebra that helps you create the codes that work amazingly and help you meet your coding objectives. Computer programming is done mostly in terms of data sets and variables. The conditions become the variable and the front end result is the outcome. Establishing a relationship between the two is Algebra happening in your mind.

Business & Finance Management: Business is as dependent on algebra as any other field. In order to calculate profits and losses, business owners use algebraic operations. A business person will use algebra to determine whether a piece of equipment does not lose its worth if it is in stock. In addition, the business owner needs to calculate the lowest price at which an item can be sold while still covering expenses. In the finance industry, exchange rates and interest rates are often represented algebraically; therefore, to carry out finances accurately, it is necessary to be familiar with algebraic operations.

Sports: Sports aren't forgotten when it comes to using algebra. Almost all athletes unintentionally use algebra. Cricketers can smash sixes because they can calculate the force needed to hit the ball, and basketball players can calculate the trajectory needed to get a point. Footballers calculate the force and distance required to score a goal in a similar way, and sprinters estimate the speed required to traverse the distance to reach the endpoint; thus, algebra is involved in every sport in some way.

Finding the tax liability: People work to earn money as they grow older. They might need to figure out how much money they owe in taxes. Calculations such as determining the tax rebate cap and proportioning profits to determine how the income should be shared among various investment possibilities are part of the process. This method of determining tax liability is based on doing algebraic calculations with variables such as income, rebate eligibility, and so on. Employees can use algebra to structure their income and expenses and calculate their taxable compensation. Astrological calculations: Astrologers use orbital motions to forecast various occurrences. They try to figure out what the relationship is between the planet's rotation speed and its position after a set amount of time, and so on. All of these calculations are Algebra, and when these predictions are produced, the concept of linear or quadratic equation balance comes into play. The Father of Algebra, who was described in the earlier half of this section, did use Algebra to contribute to several astronomical and astrological discoveries throughout his time. Among the many everyday actions that use algebra, these are just a few examples. We are sure you can think of many more.

Algebra is like a universally useful tool or a sorcery wand that can help manage everyday problems. Whenever you are faced with a math problem, for instance when you have to solve an equation or work out a geometrical problem, algebra is usually the best option.

##### Locations near
ME
Ashburn 0.93 mi
43330 Junction Plaza
#160
Ashburn, VA 20147
Sterling 4.07 mi
44 Pidgeon Hill Drive
#100
Sterling, VA 20165
Leesburg 5.69 mi
521 E Market St
#B
Leesburg, VA 20176
Herndon 7.66 mi
#J2
Herndon, VA 20171
Stone Ridge 7.88 mi
42020 Village Center Plaza
#100
Stone Ridge, VA 20105
Reston 8.62 mi
1424 North Point Village Center
Reston, VA 20194
Purcellville 12.72 mi
1020 E Main St
Ste L
Purcellville, VA 20132
North Potomac 13.58 mi
12150 Darnestown Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Centreville 14.52 mi
5959 Centreville Crest Ln
Centreville, VA 20121
Fairfax 14.67 mi
11891 Grand Commons Ave
Fairfax, VA 22030
Potomac 14.98 mi
#B
Potomac, MD 20854
Germantown MD 15.03 mi
Germantown, MD 20874
Tysons 15.45 mi
328 Maple Ave E
#A
Vienna, VA 22180
Haymarket 17.87 mi
15125 Washington St
Haymarket, VA 20169
Rockville 18.19 mi
20 Courthouse Square
#106
Rockville, MD 20850
Mclean 18.23 mi
Suite #190
McLean, VA 22101
Gaithersburg 18.71 mi
9132 Rothbury Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
North Bethesda 20.42 mi
5268 Nicholson Ln
#N
Kensington, MD 20895
Falls Church 20.59 mi
6674 Arlington Blvd
Falls Church, VA 22042
Manassas 20.65 mi
9722 Liberia Ave
Manassas, VA 20110
Bristow 20.71 mi
12705 Braemar Village Pz
Bristow, VA 20136
Burke 20.82 mi
9411 Old Burke Lake Rd
#C
Burke, VA 22015
Bethesda 21.3 mi
4918 Fairmont Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
Annandale 21.64 mi
7000 Columbia Pike
Annandale, VA 22003
Damascus 22.77 mi
9815 Main St
Damascus, MD 20872
Arlington, VA 23.29 mi
4801 1st St N
Arlington, VA 22203
Cathedral Heights 23.51 mi
3706 Macomb St NW
Washington, D.C., DC 20016
Olney 23.96 mi
18157 Village Center Dr
Olney, MD 20832
Downtown Silver Spring 24.94 mi
1133 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Lorton 25.06 mi
9027 Silverbrook Rd
#A
Fairfax Station, VA 22039
West Washington 25.69 mi

Washington, DC 20009
Alexandria City 25.7 mi
4605 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22304
Lake Ridge 26.5 mi
12473 Dillingham Square
Lake Ridge, VA 22192
Frederick North 26.7 mi
905 W. 7th Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Northern Silver Spring 26.75 mi
732 Cloverly Street
Silver Spring, MD 20905
Alexandria 27.17 mi
6483 Old Beulah Street
Alexandria, VA 22315
Warrenton 27.42 mi
512 Fletcher Drive
Warrenton, VA 20186
Mount Airy 28.24 mi
411 E Ridgeville Blvd
Mt Airy, MD 21771
Capitol Hill DC 28.48 mi
621 Pennsylvania Ave SE
1st-floor unit
Washington, DC 20003
Dale City 28.99 mi
5512 Staples Mill Plaza
Dale City, VA 22193
Mount Vernon 29.66 mi
7696 H Richmond Hwy
Alexandria, VA 22306
Beltsville 30.89 mi
10914 Baltimore Ave
#B
Beltsville, MD 20705
Clarksville 31.56 mi
12250 Clarksville Pike
#D
Clarksville, MD 21029
Laurel 35.02 mi
10095 Washington Blvd N
#136
Laurel, MD 20723
Woodmore 35.27 mi
9101 Woodmore Centre Drive
Lanham, MD 20706
Glenn Dale 35.83 mi
10559 Greenbelt Rd
Lanham, MD 20706
Sykesville 36.57 mi
1207 Liberty Rd.
#D-104
Sykesville, MD 21784
Ellicott City 37.11 mi
3290 Pine Orchard Lane
#B
Ellicott City, MD 21042
Winchester 37.62 mi
2512 S Pleasant Valley Rd
Winchester, VA 22601
Columbia 38.19 mi
8827 Centre Park Drive
#F
Columbia, MD 21045
Stafford 39.58 mi
#104
Stafford, VA 22554
Bowie 41.26 mi
15231 Hall Rd
Bowie, MD 20721
Waldorf 42.24 mi
3022 Festival Way
Waldorf, MD 20601
Crofton 42.6 mi
1153 Route 3 North
#120
Crofton, MD 21054
Owings Mills 44.15 mi
9433 Common Brook Rd #100
Owings Mills, MD 21117
Pikesville 46.84 mi
1433 Reisterstown Rd
Pikesville, MD 21208
Dunkirk 49.92 mi
10735 Town Center Blvd
#7
Dunkirk, MD 20754