Re: Mathematics in Persian, feedback needed

2005-10-18 Thread Max Froumentin
Thanks for the responses. Let me comment on each here: It is a normal form of an equation in Iran. In Afghanistan, also a Persian speaking country, mathematical notations are expressed the same way as in English. Even in primary school? When kids learn to write 1+2+3 do they start straight

Re: Mathematics in Persian, feedback needed

2005-10-18 Thread Elnaz Sarbar
Hi, On سه‌شنبه, 2005-10-18 at 11:42 +0100, Max Froumentin wrote: Thanks for the responses. Let me comment on each here: It is a normal form of an equation in Iran. In Afghanistan, also a Persian speaking country, mathematical notations are expressed the same way as in English. Even in

Re: Mathematics in Persian, feedback needed

2005-10-18 Thread Roozbeh Pournader
On Tue, 2005-10-18 at 18:33 +0330, Roozbeh Pournader wrote: About tg vs tan: for a while, tg, cotg, and cosec were used. Then the academic community switched to tan, cot, and csc but the high school trigonometry textbooks remained with tg and family. After a while, the high school textbooks

Re: Mathematics in Persian, feedback needed

2005-10-18 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
To answer the parts that other people didn't answer: On Tue, 18 Oct 2005, Max Froumentin wrote: Thanks for the responses. Let me comment on each here: It is a normal form of an equation in Iran. In Afghanistan, also a Persian speaking country, mathematical notations are expressed the