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14:46 Aug 4, 2000
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Portuguese term or phrase: see below
Maths & info science: forma vulçao (a kind of graphic representation); Se X e Y é quaisquer, entao W é baixo (the 'quaisquer';
xxxLia Fail
Spain
Local time: 12:44
English translation:"For any given values of X and Y, [the value of] W is low…"
Explanation:
Or, more literally, "If X and Y have any given value, then W is low." However, the syntax in my first suggestion is much closer to what you'd see in an English discussion in the field, as well as being somewhat clearer (IMHO).
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naIn an inequality form: W<X and W<Y. Please see below.
Luis Luis
na"For any given values of X and Y, [the value of] W is low…"Heathcliff


  

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"For any given values of X and Y, [the value of] W is low…"


Explanation:
Or, more literally, "If X and Y have any given value, then W is low." However, the syntax in my first suggestion is much closer to what you'd see in an English discussion in the field, as well as being somewhat clearer (IMHO).

Heathcliff
United States
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5 hrs
In an inequality form: W<X and W<Y. Please see below.


Explanation:
Should be stated like this:

" For any value of X and Y the value of W is always less than either."


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Luis M. Luis

Luis Luis
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Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 107

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