Great work Jeff! Very interesting reading...one of particular interest to me was that a billion is 10^12 in the british system? Wow, never knew that!
By the way, my calculus teacher and textbook do teach that the endpoints of a segment should be treated as critical points.
"Jeff Miller" <email@example.com> wrote in message news://firstname.lastname@example.org... > I have just put up a small web page outlining some of the ambiguous definitions > in math terms that might be encountered at the high school level, at > > http://members.aol.com/jeff570/ambiguities.html > > I welcome comments and suggestions.