# Is abstract algebra hard?

**abstract algebra**is that it is

**difficult**mainly because it is taught terribly. My advice is that you first need to understand what

**abstract algebra**is about: “

**Abstract algebra**is the set of advanced topics of

**algebra**that deal with

**abstract algebraic**structures rather than the usual number systems.

Accordingly, which is harder linear algebra or abstract algebra?

waaay easier. If you refer to modules, rings, fields, etc. when speaking of **abstract algebra**, then it's gonna be at least as difficult as **linear algebra**. The **abstract algebraic** concepts in **linear algebra** are usually fewer and easier to understand than the ones encountered in a typical **abstract algebra** class.

Additionally, is abstract algebra hard Reddit? For people with the right background, intro to **abstract algebra** is not that **hard**. However I have heard students complaining bitterly that it's the **hardest** class they've ever taken, **harder** than organic chemistry (which I gather is regarded as a **difficult** class).

Also know, is abstract algebra useful?

**Abstract algebra** is **useful** because it provides another way to look at the same problems of classical **algebra**. That could always provide different insights to the same problems. But **abstract** or classical are all relative terms, after you familiar with the concepts **abstract** will become concrete too.

What is the meaning of abstract algebra?

**Definition of abstract algebra**. : a branch of mathematics in which **algebraic** concepts are generalized by using symbols to represent basic arithmetical operations **Abstract algebra** courses introduce students to advanced mathematical concepts such as group theory and lattices.