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Re: A symbol for Floor

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg36547] Re: A symbol for Floor
  • From: Alexander Dreyer <dreyer at itwm.fhg.de>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 13:27:27 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Fraunhofer ITWM
  • References: <almra9$4k8$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Jack Goldberg wrote:
> 
> Hi Group!
> 
> A commonly used symbol for the Floor function is a square bracket with the
> upper indents removed.  Is this symbol part of Mathematica's built-in symbols?  I
> think not, so then, can it be constructed "by hand".
> 
> Jack

Hi Jack!

\[LeftFloor] and \[RightFloor] can be used for this.

Look at Chapter Advanced Mathematics/Mathematical and Other Notations/
Operators.

Yours,
  Alexander
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