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ERIC Number: EJ608844
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-6803
A Brief History of Algebraic Notation.
Stallings, Lynn
School Science and Mathematics, v100 n5 p230-35 May 2000
Traces three major stages in the development of algebraic notation: (1) rhetorical or prose; (2) syncopated; and (3) symbolic. Illustrates the development of a standardized, efficient symbol system by tracing the evolution of some common symbols, including the symbols for equals, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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