Re: Unicode plain-text encoding of mathematics

From: Kai Henningsen (
Date: Sun Oct 08 1995 - 07:54:00 EDT

> natural to follow the rules of arithmetic. For fractions, (a/b)/c
> equals a/(b/c), so the only difference is where the baseline is drawn,

Hmm. Let's test this with a=100, b=20, and c=5.

(a/b)/c = 1
a/(b/c) = 25

Quite a difference, I'd say.

Neither division nor subtraction, nor exponentiation are associative.

MfG Kai

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