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Re: Combinatorial numbers

From: Maths for More <info@mathsformore.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2003 21:46:39 +0200
To: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Cc: www-math@w3.org
Message-Id: <LF41JDWV72L3WJFTR42RF0TMWU6.3e93271f@leopardo>

That is exactly what I was looking for, I am specially interested in the Content MathML elements. 
I will study more about <csymbol>

thanks



08/04/2003 09:37:10 p.m., David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk> wrote:

>
>I'm not sure quite what you mean by combinatorial numbers?
>Do you mean "n choose m" notations for the number of combinations
>choosing m items from n, if sothere's an example to get
>(m)
>(n)
>notation using mfrac in the mathml spec in chapter 3.
><mrow>
>   <mo> ( </mo>
>   <mfrac linethickness="0">
>      <mi> a </mi>
>      <mi> b </mi>
>   </mfrac>
>   <mo> ) </mo>
></mrow>
>
>
>If you want the 
>  m
>C
>  n
>
>notation you would use msubsup with a C in the base.
>
>There is no standard Content MathML element for this, but you could use 
><csymbol>choose</csymbol>
>together with a stylesheet or mathml semantics element specifying one of
>the above presentation mathml forms for display.
>
>David
>
>

Cordialment,
               Ramon



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