Math/Engineering operators

Discussion in 'Feedback and Suggestions' started by jrap, Apr 5, 2004.

  1. jrap

    Thread Starter Guest

    Hi all,

    Dave and I have implemented a new feature to be used when starting a new topic/replying. It allows for quick access to frequently used math and engineering symbols.

    Are any major ones forgotten?

    Thanks

    øΩΘφβαΓηδεκμωτφψσζρ↓ƒ←→↑Π±≥ ≡≡≤≠ ∫∞∂Δ∑
     
  2. Battousai

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    Looking good Jrap.
     
  3. Dave

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    Good stuff jrap, didn't expect it to be up and running so soon.

    Like I said in the e-mail to you the only thing I can think of is capital letters with lines above them, which would be useful for boolean algebra and vectors. However, I'd imagine this would take up quite some space. Just a thought.


    Also I've noticed a duplication of the "exactly equal to" operator '≡', but there is no "approximately equal to" operator '≈'
     
  4. Dave

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    jrap,

    I have also noticed that the powers ², ³ etc, are missing. There may be a reason for these not being included but they would be very useful (particularly powers: 1, 2, 3, 6 and 9) as well as the minus operator for powers ˉ

    Dave
     
  5. jrap

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    Hi, I should have time to fix duplications and add in a few other symbols today, sorry about the delay.

    My reasoning for the powers missing, is because I think it's more standard to use the '^' symbol when referencing a power.

    ie:
    2^4
    2^(4y/2)
    etc

    I should add a stick topic linking to
    http://mathforum.org/typesetting/ascii.guidelines.html
     
  6. Dave

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    Ok, jrap the changes have been noted. I see where your coming from with the powers, your examples show the limitations of having powers as emoticon (i.e. the algebraic example).

    It is looking good and I have noticed a few people taking advantage of the symbols.
     
  7. jrap

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    i promise i will get those changes done tomorrow. in the midst of exams right now.
    good luck to everyone else with your exams
     
  8. Dave

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    And good luck to you too :)
     
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