Math and Number Symbolism

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Math Symbols in HTML
How to place various mathematical characters into HTML documents.

Chinese Numbers -
Arabic numerals are used in mathematics in China. The Chinese numbers are mainly used in writings. The numbers are often combined with other Chinese characters to form words.

List of mathematical symbols -
This is a listing of common symbols found within all branches of mathematics. Each symbol is listed in both HTML, which depends on appropriate fonts being installed, and in TeX, as an image.

LaTeX Math Symbols
Greek Letters, Binary Operation Symbols, Relation Symbols, Punctuation Symbols, Arrow Symbols, Miscellaneous Symbols, Variable-sized Symbols, Log-like Symbols, Delimiters, Large Delimiters, Math mode accents, Some other constructions.

Mesopotamian Mathematics
The origins of mathematics in Mesopotamia from the earliest tokens, through the development of Sumerian mathematics to the grand flowering in the Old Babylonian period, and on into the later periods of Mesopotamian history.

Earliest Uses of Symbols of Calculus
Derivative. The symbols dx, dy, and dx/dy were introduced by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) in a manuscript of November 11, 1675.
Earliest Uses of Symbols of Operation   

Set Theoretic Notation
Sets of integers, rationals, reals and complex numbers denoted by their respective symbols.

Mathematical Symbols
List of all mathematical symbols and signs - meaning and examples.

History of Mathematical Symbols - By Douglas Weaver
Many plain-language statements of mathematical expressions would fill several pages, while to express them in mathematical notation might take as little as one line. One of the ways to achieve this remarkable compression is to use symbols to stand for statements.

Greek Number Systems
There were no single Greek national standards in the first millennium BC. Since the various island states prided themselves on their independence. This meant that they each had their own currency, weights and measures etc.

Numbers in Various Writing Systems
Chinese, Japanese, Cherokee, Sanskrit, Tibetan, Thai, Burmese, Arabic, Aramaic, Greek, Russian, Verdurian, Fali, Chinantec, Korean, ASL.


Number Symbolism

Symbolism of the Number 6 6 6   

Number Symbolism
Elementary Number Symbolism, Numero Uno, Two and Duality, Famous Trios, Earthly Fours, Number Symbolism in the Old Testament, Astrological Numbers, Celestial Sevens, Ten Digits, Twelve and the Zodiac, Fatal Forties.
Number Symbolism in the Middle Ages   

Symbolism and Spiritual Significance of the Number Three
In the first three numbers, all of the others are synthesized. From the union of oneness and duality (which is its reflection), that is, from triad, proceed all of the other numbers, and from this primordial triangle all figures derive.

Number Symbolism
Meanings of Numbers in the Buddhist tradition.

Numbers: Symbolism and Properties
This web page treats essentially the symbolism of numbers and their properties. The presentation which is proposed to you here is a synthesis, not exhaustive, of the numerical symbols met most frequently is in religious traditions, sacred texts, the arithmosophy, the esotericism or others.

Four Symbolism
Four has long been a number of completion, stability and predictability, as well as the representation of all earthly things. In number symbolism, the logic of the number four follows from that of the previous three.


Symbolism of Prime Numbers

Symbolic Meaning of Thirteen
If twelve represents perfect government, then thirteen is the addition of something that is less than perfect to it.