[Blindmath] Nemeth Symbols for Calculus

Lewicki, Maureen mlewicki at bcsd.neric.org
Wed Mar 13 10:26:23 CDT 2013


Hey, Justin, just want to congratulate you on the decision to use braille for math. This helps me think about my students, also. When they are dual format kind of students, I sometimes wrestle with whether or not to use braille or residual vision....Thanks! And best of luck!

Sorry I can't help about Calc!

Maureen Murphy Lewicki
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-----Original Message-----
From: Blindmath [mailto:blindmath-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Justin Salisbury
Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 2:49 PM
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Subject: [Blindmath] Nemeth Symbols for Calculus

Hello everyone,

                I am now learning how to do math in Braille instead of depending on my residual vision.  I am taking a calculus course to help myself have a realistic environment in which to apply the Nemeth code.  I have learned the Nemeth code in basic forms but do not yet know any of the calculus symbols in Nemeth.  Does anyone have any good resources for me to find them?  I most particularly  need the limit symbols, sigma notation, and derivative and integral symbols right now.  I expect to need log and natural log symbols soon, too.

By the way, I have a full undergraduate degree in math but am now learning the nonvisual way before going to grad school in the fall.

Take care, and thank you all in advance.

Justin
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