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Limited use of cursive is useful sometimes. Use the cursive "l" to distinguish between "l", capital "I", and the number "1".
Why would I distinguish between the same thing.


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Who uses cursive while doing math? That's crazy town.
I use partial cursive when doing math.
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Who uses cursive while doing math? That's crazy town.
Pretty much anytime that the second derivative isn't zero everywhere.
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Why would I distinguish between the same thing.


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Maybe cursive would've helped?
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Why do they start out teaching log base 10? Is it just easier to show Log(10) =1, Log(100)=2, etc? It's just so rarely used to compare to the natural log.
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If you interpret log(10) = 1, you're going to misunderstand a lot of papers on math. If I see "log," I assume natural log, and I'm right 99% of the time.
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Why do they start out teaching log base 10? Is it just easier to show Log(10) =1, Log(100)=2, etc? It's just so rarely used to compare to the natural log.
Give a description of what the natural log is without referencing e . . .
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Give a description of what the natural log is without referencing e . . .
It's the inverse of the exponential function.
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It's the inverse of the exponential function.
Implicit reference.
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Can you do the same with base-10 log?
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