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RE: What does +- mean?

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  • Subject: [mg47560] RE: [mg47519] What does +- mean?
  • From: "David Park" <djmp at>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2004 05:20:25 -0400 (EDT)
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That does look like a formatting bug.

It goes away if you use Normal on the series, but then one might not want to
do that.

David Park
djmp at

From: Lautaro Vergara [mailto:lvergara at]
To: mathgroup at


I have found (v. 5.0) an extrange thing: when one expands, e.g.,


there appear a +- sign (which is correctly not present when one changes
-1/2 by -1)

is this a bug or a feature?


L. Vergara

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