Re: Rendering Raised FULL STOP between Digits

From: Richard Wordingham <richard.wordingham_at_ntlworld.com>
Date: Sat, 9 Mar 2013 23:05:03 +0000

On Sat, 09 Mar 2013 14:16:27 -0800
Stephan Stiller <stephan.stiller_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> A very weird notation I encountered in the US (and this must be
> predominantly K-12 notation, though it survives into a few
> college-level text of the "solution manual" type) is to write
> multiplication as 3(4)(5) = 60
> instead of the expected
> 3 4 5 = 60
> or
> 3 4 5 = 60 / 345 = 60

I'd call it ingenious. It's easier to type in plain text and is
unambiguous throughout the English-speaking world.

Richard.
Received on Sat Mar 09 2013 - 17:07:27 CST

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