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Re: How do you divide?

From: Stephen Watt <smwatt@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2009 06:22:00 -0500
Message-ID: <a207b5150911120322x608a4de7h872f439b62988e13@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel Marquès Solé <dani@wiris.com>
Cc: "www-math@w3.org" <www-math@w3.org>, Math Working Group WG <member-math@w3.org>
Dear Daniel,

Thank you for this useful comment.  I will forward it to the W3C Math
Working Group internal mailing list.



2009/11/12 Daniel Marquès Solé <dani@wiris.com>:
> Hello Stephen,
> It is really interesting. I had no idea that there were so many ways to do the division. The whole list is automatically doubled if you omit the step of writing the "auxiliary products".
> For example, in Spain we do not use to write them. See attached image. So maybe it should be a way to specify that.
> Regards,
> Daniel Marques
> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: www-math-request@w3.org [mailto:www-math-request@w3.org] En nombre de Stephen Watt
> Enviado el: miércoles, 11 de noviembre de 2009 18:47
> Para: www-math@w3.org
> Asunto: How do you divide?
> Dear www-math participants:
> Can I ask you to please spend about 30 seconds participating in a
> mathematical survey?  It might even be interesting to you.
> The 3rd edition of MathML will include elements to portray certain
> elementary arithmetic operations.   In this case we want to make sure
> that the main variants for long division are covered.
> Could you please visit the link
>   http://www.doodle.com/ibre4qknzy2bbt99
> and select which method(s) you learned for long division?   It would
> be helpful if you indicated which country you were living in at the
> time.
> Thank you,
> Stephen
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