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Re: Is Algebra Necessary?

Yes, Algebra is necessary.

No, higher mathematics should not be required for all courses of study.

I honestly don't know what I'd do if I didn't know algebra, although I am in engineering and embedded controls, which probably biases me heavily in my use of mathematics.

That said, algebra also has applications in finance, which is (or should be) important to everyone.
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