[Blindmath] A Student's Question

derek riemer Derek.Riemer at Colorado.EDU
Thu Sep 29 18:34:57 UTC 2016


No.

.p would probably be written as (46, 56 1234) or maybe evenn (456 256 1234)

I've never seen this in mathematics though. I don't know if it's valid.


On 9/29/2016 12:15 PM, ALLEN PURVIN via Blindmath wrote:
> Hi,
> A student asked me a Nemeth question and I do not know the answer. I am sure people here do, so thank you.
> What is the difference between .p (decimal point, p) and pi (the Greek symbol) in Nemeth?  Aren't they both 4,6; 1,2,3,4?
> I understand that in context, the distinction may be more clear.  But without?
> Thank you,
> - allen
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