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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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I put a few maths symbols in the description up top. You should be able to drag your mouse across one, then copy and paste it into the post like this:

√4 = 2

2 ≠ 3

2² = 4

³√(27) = 3

(x) = x³

θ = 20°

Hope this looks and works fine for everyone.

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**ryudo2005****Member**- Registered: 2005-06-27
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I know this is math sybols but do you its too diffcult for me to understand. can you make it more easy like +or-.but its very interesting.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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So, ryudo, what are you studying in math at the moment?

I have to go now, but if you reply here, I will see it later and reply to you - so be sure to check back in a day or so.

Bye for now.

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**Roraborealis****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-17
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They look good as decorative items, too!

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**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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That is amazingly useful.

∫3x² dx=x³+c

Sorry, felt like trying it out...

*Last edited by mathsyperson (2005-06-28 08:31:34)*

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It wanted to be normal.

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**Roraborealis****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-17
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2 ÷ 1 = 2

½ × 2 = 1

θ = theta (I think)

Oh, no! What does this one mean? ±

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**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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√4=±2.

Because 2² and (-2)² both=4

θ is indeed a greek letter called theta, usually used in maths for angles.

Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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**Zach****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-23
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Theta drags. Omega is the best greek letter.

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**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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I prefer lambda and mu.

Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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**Roraborealis****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-17
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I like Beta. And Gamma.

*Last edited by Roraborealis (2005-06-28 03:08:48)*

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**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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We obviously can't forget Pi, Phi and Psi.

Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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**Roraborealis****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-17
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Yeah.....why did the greeks have to be so good at math?

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**Zach****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-23
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Because Greeks are cool?

Boy let me tell you what:

I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.

And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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**Roraborealis****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-17
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I suppose so. I had a Greek maths teacher, and she was really really nice!

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**Mr T****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-30
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my only greek teacher was mr kokinos and he taught music. my god he was a freak

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**Roraborealis****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-17
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The teacher I was on about was called Miss Kotrubi.

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**George,Y****Member**- Registered: 2006-03-12
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π how to display the "e" --*e* **e**?

*Last edited by George,Y (2006-03-31 15:26:18)*

**X'(y-Xβ)=0**

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