Notation of numbers
Fixed-point notation with decimal point : 1000.5 for "thousand point 5"
Floating point notation : 1.2e3 for 1.2·10³
The number π = 3.1415926535898 can be written as pi .
| * Multiplication|| ^ Raise to power
- Subtraction|| / Division|| ( ) Brackets
The usual hierarchy rules apply.
Notation of terms
Fractions are written in one line. The numerator and denominator may be enclosed in parentheses.
is written as f(x) = (3*x+4)/(x-1)
Use the caret sign ^ to write exponents.
ƒ(x) = x2 − 5x + 1 is reported as f(x) = x^2 - 5*x+1