Produced by Charles Wells Revised 2017-01-20 Introduction to this website website TOC website index blog
In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite. --Paul Dirasc
Mathematics in the English-speaking world is communicated using two languages:
Mathematical English is a special form of English.
The languages of math are covered in three chapters, each with several parts.
Some things are not covered; see Notes.
Math communication also uses pictures, graphs and diagrams, which are discussed in the chapters Images and Metaphors and Images and Metaphors for Functions.
Abstractmath.org does not cover the history and etymology of mathematical notation.
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