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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Another page for your perusal and comment: Intervals

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi MathsisFun;

Explains it nicely. I can not improve on it.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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Yep, another nice page.

It might be worth mentioning that an "outward facing" square bracket is sometimes used instead of a round one for open intervals.

eg. (0,1) = ]0,1[

() is my preferred notation though.

Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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