# Wonder #2854: Why Did They Put the Alphabet in Math?

Question **1** of **3**

## What is Algebra?

- a kind of programming language
- a type of corporate finance
- a kind of math that uses numbers and letters
- a branch of engineering

Question **2** of **3**

## What are the letters in an algebraic problem called?

- variables
- expressions
- denominators
- inputs

Question **3** of **3**

## Which of the following would NOT be a good career field for someone who enjoys math class?

- space travel
- computer programming
- finance
- psychology

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