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Computer Aided Assessment of Mathematics$
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Chris Sangwin

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199660353

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660353.001.0001

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Notation and syntax

Notation and syntax

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(p.53) 5 Notation and syntax
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Computer Aided Assessment of Mathematics
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Chris Sangwin

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660353.003.0005

Mathematical notation has a long and interesting history. It also has a profound influence on the mind. For mathematical computer aided assessment (CAA) students must enter their answer into the machine. This chapter examines mathematical notation and its meaning. It considers syntax for typing expressions into a machine using a keyboard and other types of interactions.

Keywords:   mathematical notation, syntax, computer aided assessment

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