# The origins of your favorite symbol?

September 26, 2011 Leave a comment

Every wonder about the origins of your favorite mathematical symbol? Did someone find it under a rock? Was it someone’s idea of a cruel joke? Well, wonder no more. Thanks to Douglas Weaver and Anthony D. Smith from Taperoo High School (Australia), you can now learn the origins of many of the mathematical world’s favorite symbols.

To begin the fun, click here: http://www.roma.unisa.edu.au/07305/symbols.htm#Index