Scientific English as a Foreign Language
Lesson of July 24, 1998
Writing Mathematics

Let's continue this week with more tips about writing mathematics. Boldface type indicates the preferred style.

P = Ka^3/R - sqrt(3PiwKa^3/2) - PiRw.              (1)

The wireless telegraph is not difficult to understand.
The ordinary telegraph is like a long cat.
You pull the tail in New York, and it meows in Los Angeles.
The wireless is the same, only without the cat.

-A. Einstein

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Created July 24, 1998, by Nancy Burnham and Fred Hutson.