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Chih-Han sah

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Re: order of operations, history
Posted: May 18, 1995 9:14 PM
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There is a small, probably not very accessible, pamphlet explaining
the conventions that more or less stablized during the "new math" era:

Karl Menger. The basic concepts of mathematics; a companion
to current textbooks on algebra and analytic geometry,
Chicago, The Bookstore, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1957.


Han Sah, sah@math.sunysb.edu






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