I'm in the process of writing my Master's Thesis on automata theory. The writing must be in English which isn't my mother tongue. So the question is, given that this is my first time long (hundred ...
Can mathematical definitions of the form “P if Q” be interpreted as “P if and only if Q”? [duplicate]
Possible Duplicate: Alternative ways to say “if and only if”? So when I come across mathematical definitions like "A function is continuous if...."A space is compact ...
It's been a (far-fetched, possibly) goal of mine to some day write a math Textbook. I've been thinking about writing this question for a while, but reading an exceedingly mediocre text on Mathematical ...
In Knuth's Mathematical Writing, he writes on page 2, at number 8: Don't omit "that" when it helps the reader to parse the sentence. Bad: Assume $A$ is a group. Good: Assume ...
Is there a convention which rules that in mathematics an object with some properties should be referred to as a "property 1 property 2 property 3 ...object" rather than a "property 1, property 2, ...
I hesitate to ask this question. However I read many advices from math.stackexchange, and I couldn't find anything similar. A good time always goes too fast! Two years are fled. In the third year of ...
I wasn't sure if this question was appropriate for MSE. One of the major complaints we see in industry is a person's ability to communicate which includes writing. We see the same thing on questions ...
I apologise if this is a duplicate in any way or is too opinion-based. To what extent is it best not to start a sentence with a mathematical symbol? I find that when trying to solve a problem or ...
I'm trying to put together a mathematical article on how to obtain certain infinite series for some well known functions by a method of integrals (I like to call it "The Integral Method" - thank you), ...
How to write a theorem of the form $A\Rightarrow B\Rightarrow C\Rightarrow D$ where every $A$, $B$, $C$, $D$ are formulated with words (English) rather than with formulas? One idea: The next item of ...