Interesting Esoterica

Earliest Uses of Various Mathematical Symbols

Web page by Jeff Miller
  • Published in 2008
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These pages show the names of the individuals who first used various common mathematical symbols, and the dates the symbols first appeared. The most important written source is the definitive A History of Mathematical Notations by Florian Cajori.

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@online{EarliestUsesofVariousMathematicalSymbols,
	title = {Earliest Uses of Various Mathematical Symbols},
	abstract = {These pages show the names of the individuals who first used various common mathematical symbols, and the dates the symbols first appeared. The most important written source is the definitive A History of Mathematical Notations by Florian Cajori.},
	url = {http://jeff560.tripod.com/mathsym.html},
	author = {Jeff Miller},
	comment = {},
	urldate = {2017-09-12},
	year = 2008,
	collections = {history,notation-and-conventions}
}