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Mathematical Notation and Schools – 2
Notations For Multiplication In the first part of this series, I looked at the practice in American schools to use a raised minus sign for negative numbers: e.g. ⁻7 for negative seven, in contrast to the “” in 10 – … Continue reading
Mathematical Notation and Schools: The Series
Here’s a summary of the series (thus far) of posts on mathematical notation, with links. This allows you to read them in order, from oldest to most recent. In this series, I’m investigating variations of standard mathematical notation, with an … Continue reading
Mathematical Notation and Schools – 1
Notations for negative numbers This blog entry marks the start of a series about mathematical notation and its uses in school. I intend to look in detail at aspects of the standard mathematical notations, and how these help or hinder … Continue reading