Tag: mathematics

41 How do I say “±” in English? 2020-07-27T08:24:11.013

28 Do digits after the decimal point have a specific name? 2017-09-12T14:34:15.470

20 How to read this formula aloud: "f(x) = x²"? 2014-06-03T13:09:00.047

19 Which way: One and one ARE two? One and one IS two? 2014-05-05T18:37:49.457

19 What do I call the ′ in mathematical formulae? 2015-01-07T23:37:53.023

18 How do you read these mathematical expressions aloud? 2014-12-14T00:18:43.873

15 Multiplication: names of some mathematical symbols 2013-03-17T21:25:46.727

13 What is a third of a circle or a third of a plane called? 2015-09-25T12:07:16.833

13 How would people use "cherry-pick"? 2017-01-31T18:21:14.507

12 How do you read the number 1.5? 2015-02-17T04:13:31.853

12 What is the name of this mathematical symbol in English? 2016-02-16T13:24:45.880

9 "Minus" a logarithm 2015-05-19T15:14:19.863

9 "... is called Minkowski space" or "is called the Minkowski space" and WHY? 2016-07-01T13:06:56.437

9 The word "times" instead of "multiplied by" 2017-06-20T12:57:17.103

8 How do you read the differential mark aloud? 2014-12-14T14:14:27.730

8 "Assume something be" or "Assume something is"? 2017-03-22T12:47:45.023

7 Exist vs exists in mathematics 2015-01-16T11:20:59.973

7 Should one write Abelian, Noetherian, Artinian by a capital or not? 2015-02-23T20:36:18.940

7 How to pronounce decimals? 2015-04-18T04:22:54.817

7 Arithmetic expressions: singular or plural? 2018-04-01T13:21:34.133

6 Is there a short form of "greater than or equal to" (≥) 2015-01-16T12:55:53.950

6 polynomial time in? 2017-03-24T16:00:53.350

6 What is a non-prime number greater than 1 called in English? 2018-08-26T12:55:21.340

5 Problem of abstracting two things into one 2013-03-23T19:30:54.893

5 Can "multiply" be a noun? 2014-02-14T21:37:29.727

5 "Generalize on/to/for" in mathematical texts? 2014-06-03T09:06:14.823

5 "calculus" and "the calculus" - what's the difference? 2014-09-07T06:17:35.727

5 Difference between "faster than" and "as fast as" 2015-06-02T17:01:11.317

5 Is there a standard way to read aloud fractions? 2015-07-11T16:57:10.530

5 Should I use ratio, rate, fold, or increase? 2015-08-12T10:42:03.253

5 How to read "1 + (-2) = -1" and "1 - 2 = -1" 2015-12-23T03:07:37.233

5 "1 + 1 should equal 2" or "1 + 1 should equal to 2"; which one is correct? 2015-12-26T07:40:57.767

5 Is "to clamp" the best term for restricting a numerical value to a range? 2016-01-14T11:33:36.417

5 Minimum of a negative value 2016-03-14T15:39:58.477

5 How do you express any radical root of a number? 2017-01-08T15:12:50.660

5 Understand (may not): The students may not borrow more than 3 books in one month 2017-01-29T20:16:50.460

5 How to describe a sample of one person? 2018-07-23T06:25:47.370

4 What does "for ten percent of the time" mean? 2014-07-22T09:00:02.833

4 articles in "A game in normal form" 2014-09-03T12:07:15.823

4 What is the right term to indicate the opposite of the math operation distribution? 2015-01-13T22:58:35.613

4 How to express logarithms verbally? 2015-02-05T12:27:28.867

4 What is the exact meaning of "3 is not a factor of m or of n"? 2015-04-18T14:39:06.143

4 how do pronounce assignment = in math or programming? 2015-08-07T08:09:44.237

4 "10-cm square" is OK? 2016-03-30T00:55:48.340

4 "mixing in the 1:1 proportion" or "mixing in the proportion of 1:1" or..? 2016-07-11T13:53:06.133

4 How square is a square 2016-11-14T22:36:40.437

4 What do we call these two parts of the s-curve? 2017-02-19T15:36:01.630

4 A kids-friendly, nontechnical alternative to the term "arithmetic operations"? 2018-02-26T19:08:50.007

4 40 percent of X's Y: Is the percentage about X or Y? 2018-09-02T04:30:01.157

3 "The set of integers" vs. "The set of *the* integers" 2014-03-08T11:52:05.517

3 Words choice in math related question: "Is this notation [ valid / correct ] for [ showing / expressing ] this summation ?" 2014-07-03T07:44:59.677

3 What does "a value that lies z or more standard deviations above the expected value" mean? 2014-08-20T10:23:34.823

3 raise by? from? 2014-09-30T04:52:34.670

3 X is axially symmetric to Y with respect to Z 2014-11-15T23:30:39.400

3 Math Expressions 2015-01-10T18:49:12.960

3 Difference between "outlier" and "offset" 2015-01-13T06:12:15.817

3 NumerICs vs numerALs, what is the difference if any? 2015-01-28T16:14:58.640

3 extrapolate vs conjecture 2015-02-10T13:01:41.267

3 What does "up by 500" mean? 2015-09-22T06:30:04.950

3 Is there a name for filled square? 2015-10-16T14:49:13.227

3 How to explain the process of deriving a mathematical expression? 2015-10-24T21:47:04.537

3 "as an algebra" or "as algebra" (zero article or indefinite article)? 2015-11-03T14:15:25.820

3 We prove or we will prove ...in mathematical papers 2016-07-29T00:39:20.660

3 x=1 is the/a root of (x-1)(x-2) 2017-01-02T19:48:57.880

3 By definition, by the definition 2017-01-04T04:53:58.863

3 exponential in terms of? 2017-03-24T14:37:49.300

3 What is the meaning of "raised to some power" in the following sentence? 2017-04-03T00:10:16.927

3 Lowercase/capital Greek letters written in English 2017-07-12T13:24:05.510

3 Galois Theory -- an implied genitive or not genitive at all? 2018-03-29T20:41:03.833

3 What is the word for interior with a circle 2019-05-17T17:25:38.317

3 How to write or read powers (math) by words? 2019-06-23T14:57:45.717

2 joining sentences 2013-03-22T00:51:16.577

2 Definition for an outer cycle in formal English 2013-03-23T12:52:43.960

2 Rectangle Adjectives 2013-05-27T07:58:54.467

2 "correspondence from A to B" or "correspondence between A and B" 2014-07-18T16:32:55.650

2 Positive probability 2014-08-15T10:10:45.047

2 "Only a finite number" or "only finite number" 2014-08-21T14:49:42.943

2 In math, round down or round up 2015-01-23T18:49:57.907

2 Omitting a preposition to avoid repetition 2015-02-12T11:01:35.840

2 something is five times the size of something else - can only mean bigger and never smaller? 2015-02-18T15:43:26.787

2 How to read this mathematics value: 10^9 2015-03-01T11:57:40.047

2 How to translate the mathematical term "dictionnaire des suivants et des précédents" in English? 2015-09-27T00:22:46.003

2 What is the meaning of "they swim up a gradi­ent of nutrients"? 2015-12-26T16:51:41.273

2 Counterpart to “given” in a mathematical problem statement 2016-02-18T13:00:52.450

2 Using the word "extreme" as outmost point on a graph 2016-05-03T20:24:07.380

2 (The) existence of a solution, (the) uniqueness of the solution 2016-07-28T23:08:59.740

2 Why is there no (definite) article before "unity" in the mathematical sense? 2016-08-09T20:21:05.503

2 At least as many ~ 2016-09-17T06:47:54.197

2 Should the name of a lowercase Greek letter in a proper name also be capitalized when the lower case is important? 2016-12-07T17:34:25.303

2 What does the phrase "such that" mean in this sentence? 2016-12-13T02:47:23.907

2 The case when n=1, or the case n=1 2016-12-31T03:34:50.183

2 How to write ordinal expressions in mathematical texts? 2017-01-24T18:36:15.193

2 For last 7 days, last 2 days, last month 2017-01-28T17:04:14.443

2 How do you say the order of magnitude related to a specific value? 2017-03-19T09:37:53.303

2 Quantum vs number 2017-03-23T16:14:39.820

2 Hyphens after Abbreviations and Foreign Letters 2017-07-16T18:20:01.963

2 What does the phrase "to within" mean? 2017-07-19T02:08:16.647

2 What do you call the reflection of a point through a line? Reflecting/reflection point? 2017-08-22T13:56:55.630

2 Negative numbers: "minus" or "negative"? 2018-01-10T21:17:12.453