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Sending Mathematical Communications Electronically

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Author:Dave Rusin
Description: Mathematical ideas sent via email tend to get rapid responses, and allow for precise earmarking of passages needing comment. There is however the problem of communicating the wide array of symbols and diagrams in a medium which should be assumed to use only the standard keyboard symbols arranged in at most 25 lines of 80 columns. How to handle special symbols: the verbal method, ascii art, programming style, TeX input, graphics transmission.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles, Editors/Typesetting
Math Topics: Communicating Math

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