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Re: decimal point/comma (was conplaneteering)

From:Carsten Becker <naranoieati@...>
Date:Saturday, February 19, 2005, 22:15
On Friday 18 February 2005 14:44 +0100, Mark J. Reed wrote:

 > But in typeset mathematics books long before computers,
 > multiplication was indicated by either simple
 > juxtaposition or a dot.  As I said, I've personally never
 > seen × and ÷ anywhere other than in early-grade workbooks
 > and on calculator keys.

The Maths textbooks I had have always been using + - ·
(middot) and : for addition, substraction, multiplication
and division. Fractions are written as


Since we've been dealing with algebra, you can of course
omit the · sign in unambiguous environments, i.e. between
brackets or variables.


Edatamanon le matahanarà benenoea eibenem ena
15-A7-58-11-2-4-28 ena Curan Tertanyan.


Tristan McLeay <conlang@...>