U¿ytkownik "Murray Eisenberg" <murray at math.umass.edu> napisa³ w wiadomo¶ci
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> So far as I have seen, almost any recently published, high-selling
> textbook in calculus -- as distinct from advanced calculus or analysis
> -- aimed at the U.S. market uses ln rather than log for the natural
> No wonder students are confused when they go on to a more advanced
> course and suddenly it's log, not ln.
> Then of course there's the issue that computer scientists often use log
> to mean base-2 log.
Question: how high-selling must be a book in USA to *prove* that pi is equal
exactly 3 ?
What is a criteria for "advanced book"? Answer: useage Log instead ln...
What have AMS estabilished about ln/log notation?
BTW, SQR is the square-root in BASIC, but SQR is the square of a number in
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