# Posts tagged ‘Math notation’

29 January 2017

Here we solve another graph mystery - what is the correct domain for y = sec(arccos(x))? And why do different software packages show similar, but different graphs?

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Posted in Mathematics category **|** 9 Comments »

Tags: Graphs, Math notation, Technology

19 April 2016

Ancient rock art may give clues to the origin of written symbols, including early math notation.

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Posted in Math movies category **|** 2 Comments »

Tags: Culture, Math notation

8 August 2011

Where do our math symbols come from? Here's a short background on the common ones.

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Tags: Math notation

21 February 2011

Here's another method for getting math onto a Web page - MathJax.

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Posted in Mathematics category **|** 25 Comments »

Tags: Math notation, Technology

25 August 2010

The equals sign causes a lot of grief. Should we replace it with more meaningful symbols?

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Posted in Mathematics category **|** 27 Comments »

Tags: Math notation

15 June 2010

Yousuf has trouble understanding a question involving summation notation. After some effort, he gets there!

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Posted in Mathematics category **|** 10 Comments »

Tags: Math notation, Technology

17 May 2008

Greece had a large influence on Western thought and methods of governance. Here's some recollections from my recent visit to Athens.

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Posted in General category **|** One Comment »

Tags: Culture, Math notation, Sustainability

28 April 2008

Graffiti in Greece looks very mathematical - even rather nerdy in places.

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Posted in Mathematics category **|** 6 Comments »

Tags: Culture, Math notation, Sustainability

3 April 2008

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We see Greek letters all the time in mathematics. Ever wondered why? This article gives you an overview of all the Greek used in mathematics.

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Posted in Learning mathematics category **|** 6 Comments »

Tags: Math notation

11 June 2007

Mathematics is often confusing because of the way it is written. Here's some suggestions for cases that do not follow normal algebra rules.

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Posted in Learning mathematics category **|** 66 Comments »

Tags: Math notation, Technology

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