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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EarliestUsesofVariousMathematicalSymbols
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online
date_added
2017-09-12
date_published
2008-05-24

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	type = {online},
	title = {Earliest Uses of Various Mathematical Symbols},
	author = {Jeff Miller},
	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.},
	comment = {},
	date_added = {2017-09-12},
	date_published = {2008-05-24},
	urls = {https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Miller/mathsym/},
	collections = {history,notation-and-conventions},
	url = {https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Miller/mathsym/},
	urldate = {2017-09-12},
	year = 2008
}