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

Re: Mathematics in Persian, feedback needed

2005-10-17 Thread Arash Bijanzadeh
NO images attached. Could you please provide them for us.On 10/17/05, Behdad Esfahbod [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Hi all,Max Froumentin from the W3 consortium is seeking feedback on Mathematics in Persian.His message to the list was bounced forsome reason, so I'm forwarding his message.Please keep

Re: Mathematics in Persian, feedback needed

2005-10-17 Thread Max Froumentin
[OK, here we go again. No attachment this time] After asking Dan Brickley to forward my message, I was convinced to join the list in order to formulate my request more specifically. As I wrote before, the MathML group at W3C are looking at world-wide mathematical notations, in order to find out

Re: Mathematics in Persian, feedback needed

2005-10-17 Thread Arash Bijanzadeh
I don't know how is arabic mathematics but the picture is a normal form of an equation in PersianOn 10/17/05, Max Froumentin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:[OK, here we go again. No attachment this time]After asking Dan Brickley to forward my message, I was convinced to join the list in order to

Re: Mathematics in Persian, feedback needed

2005-10-17 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
On Mon, 17 Oct 2005, Arash Bijanzadeh wrote: I don't know how is arabic mathematics but the picture is a normal form of an equation in Persian True. Although the Persian notation for limit is not that common, many simply use the Latin lim notation. As for digits, we use Persian digits