[pstricks] Native speaker needed
Dougherty, Michael
michael.dougherty at swosu.edu
Sat Aug 19 16:54:52 CEST 2006
Just one more thought, from a person who teaches "College Algebra" to many freshmen. When we look at (a,b), we do talk about a being the x-coordinate of the point, and b being the y-coordinate, and thus a and b are "the x- and y-coordinates" of the point. So in that setting it is not natural to talk of (a,b) being a coordinate, but rather a pair of coordinates, or the point written in xy-coordinates (as opposed to polar coordinates, etc.). It just goes to show why we should all write mathematics in Chinese instead. (Just kidding.)
--Mike Dougherty
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