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Need to know how mathematical notations are read in English
Thread poster: Elena Miguel

Elena Miguel  Identity Verified
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Jun 24, 2002

I\'m helping a friend with a lecture he is going to give in English in an international congress which, sadly, will not have interpreters.



The paper is on Maths and we are looking for any kind of resource where we can found how the symbols and the notation used in Maths are read in English (i.e., issues such as Greek letters, subscripts, etc.).



Do you have any suggestion?? Thank you in advance.


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Henry Dotterer
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Try KudoZ english-to-english Jun 24, 2002

Hopefully someone will know of a good resource and post it here. But for specific questions, you might also try using KudoZ (English-to-English).

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Patricia Myers
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Resource Jun 24, 2002

A few weeks ago I downloaded a Mathematics encyclopedia in English and I believe it has what you need. I used a program called Kazaa. They have several e-books you can download for free. You can also try a program called Bearshare. You can get these programs at www.download.com. Hope it helps.

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Tanya Harvey Ciampi
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Reading mathematical formulas Jun 24, 2002

Dear Delelis,

Have a look at this page on \"Reading mathematical formulas\":



http://www.acmt.hr/classes/PDF/Algebra/Algebra%20Reading%20math%20formula.pdf



(you may need to cut&paste the URL if it breaks up)



I hope it helps,

Tanya Harvey Ciampi



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Elena Miguel  Identity Verified
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Thank you!! Jul 15, 2002

Sorry for the delay. By the way, the lecture was pretty well particularly thanks to your contributions.

Regards.


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