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Algebra and the # symbol

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From: Jeanne (for Teacher2Teacher Service)
Date: Feb 22, 2004 at 23:53:39
Subject: Re: Algebra and the # symbol

Hi Chris,

The # symbol is an operation defined by a#b = 3a + 2b.
Therefore, 5#6 = 3(5) + 2(6) = 27.

I believe this symbol is the "pound" symbol.

Hope this helps.
 -Jeanne, for the T2T service

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