SYMBOLS

PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THESE COMPUTER SYMBOLS

(1) / means division or divide
Examples:
2/2 means 2/2
2 whole no 3/4 means 2¾
M=wp+(1/3)yp^2 means m=wp + ¾y 2
(2) Log means logarithm
Example: (8) Log5 (base 8) means Log8 5
(3) * means multiplication
Example: 2*2 means 2×2
(4) ^ means Raise to power
Examples:
3^(-1) means 3 -1
5^(2) means 5 2
30cm^(-2) means 30cm -2
(5) Tita means θ
Example: Tan tita means tan θ
(6) Pie means π
Example: Pie R sqr h means πr 2 h
(7) Base means subscript
Example: 2 Base 3 means A 3
(8) Sqr root means √
Examples:
√3-√6+2√3 means Root 3-root6+2root 3
√(¾) means sqr root(3/4)
(9) bar means a dash on top a number of letter
Example: X bar means x̅
(10) —(1) means equation 1
(11) Proportional means ∝
Example: R is proportional to 3/4rut m means R
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