[OS X TeX] [OT] Matrixes (Matrices)?

Justin C. Walker justin at mac.com
Tue Jun 20 19:42:50 CEST 2006

On Jun 20, 2006, at 09:39 , Jung-Tsung Shen wrote:

> Apologize for the off topic message, but I figured I could actually
> get more accurate answer here since it is slightly technical ... very
> slightly. :P
> I got a LaTeX document from some anonymous reader. In the document,
> the word "matrices" are all spelled as "matrixes". I was wondering in
> which languages it is spelled like this?

'matrixes' is accepted, in most fine etymology sites, as English.  It  
may have latin roots (so to speak), and 'matrices' is the more common/ 
accepted spelling.

It would not be wrong to ask for corrections, though :-}



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