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Re: parallel lines and arc of circle

From: Semirat Stephan <Stephan.Semirat@ac-grenoble.fr>
Date: Fri, 06 Feb 2004 14:39:10 +0100
To: www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <5a0982f84ebfd07c.4ebfd07c5a0982f8@ac-grenoble.fr>

> I did not found how to code the following two math expressions 
> with 
> (presentation) mathml :
> 1) In basic geometry, when two lines, say (AB) and (CD), are 
> parallel 
> lines, i write (AB)//(CD).
> How do i code the symbol // (at the moment i use &sol;&sol; but i 
> don't think it is the right way, is it ?).

Well i finally found it : &par; or &parallel;
However, i use to write it slanted like this : //. So now it is no more
a mathml issue. Sorry for this.

> 2) How to denote the arc of a circle ? Let A,B be two points on a 
> circle. How do i get AB rendered with a little arc over it (which 
> accent to use ?) ? More precisely :
> <mover accent="true">
>  <mrow>
>    <mi> A </mi>
>    <mi> B </mi>
>  </mrow>
>  <mo> ??? </mo>
> </mover>
> 
> 
> Well, these are basic questions !
> Thanks a lot,
> Stephan
> 
> 
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