Re: Character proposal: SUBSCRIPT TEN

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Date: Fri Feb 08 2008 - 05:20:34 CST

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    Benjamin M Scarborough <benjamin.scarborough@student.utdallas.edu> wrote: Leo Broukhis wrote:
    >If we're to follow the spirit of UTN28, we should add a mathematical
    >decimal exponent base character at least to allow for the unambiguous
    >scientific representation of reals
    >in math texts. What does 1.5e+3 without a U+2062 (invisible times)
    >before 'e' really mean? 1500 or 7.077?

    All the more reason to say 1.510^3 instead.

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