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I've always wondered how people in Greek name variables that other people use greek letters e.g. $\theta$. They use latin?

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Those I've known from Greece use the same letters and symbols as everyone else. Off topic? –  Bill Cook Apr 18 '12 at 1:21
Are you asking about modern Greek mathematicians, classical Greek mathematicians or modern editions of classical Greek works? –  Henry Apr 18 '12 at 1:28
@BillCook The question can interpreted as asking about mathematical conventions and history. –  ThisIsNotAnId Apr 18 '12 at 1:38
They do the same things as everyone else in the world: use Latin and Greek variables. Have you looked at Greek pages on math in Wikipedia? For instance,look at the Greek page associated to en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Series_%28mathematics%29 by scrolling down the left column for Ελληνικά (right after Deutsch). –  KCd Apr 18 '12 at 3:00
You can ask how Israeli people denote $\aleph$ cardinals. Well, we use $\aleph$ only it's easier for us to write it. –  Asaf Karagila Apr 18 '12 at 11:19
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