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Re: OT: Math symbols conventions

From:Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 1, 2002, 5:38
 --- Gustavo Eulalio wrote:

> Anyone knows where I can find about math conventions? I'm specially > interested in the trigonometrical symbols (like cos, sin, ...). > I'm asking because most programs I've been using will print 'sin' > for Sine. But we use 'sen' or 'Sen' for that (from Seno) in Portuguese. > I was wondering whether there's some international convention defining > if it's 'sin', or 'sen', or whatever. > I've also seen variants for Tangent: tan, tg, Tg
This is how I learnt it: sin (sinus) cos (cosinus) tan (tangens) cot (cotangens) sec (secans) cosec (cosecans) Jan ===== "Originality is the art of concealing your source." - Franklin P. Jones __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Everything you'll ever need on one web page from News and Sport to Email and Music Charts