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RE: Re: A symbol for Floor

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  • From: "DrBob" <drbob at>
  • Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 01:13:34 -0400 (EDT)
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OK, I give up; how would I find "Chapter Advanced
Mathematics/Mathematical and Other Notations/Operators" in the Help

Bobby Treat

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From: Alexander Dreyer [mailto:dreyer at] 
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Subject: [mg36574] [mg36547] Re: A symbol for Floor

Jack Goldberg wrote:
> Hi Group!
> A commonly used symbol for the Floor function is a square bracket with
> 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/

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