In article <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> In what culture did it origin, and what is the earliest known use of ^ sign > in math? > > Has it always had the the base to the left and exponent to the right? > If find myself often write it the other way, but i am just confused i guess ;)
The earliest I recall was the computer language BASIC ... since standard keypunches did not have the up-arrow sign they originally wanted.