
06426703
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2015c.00615
Womack, David
Beyond tetration operations: their past, present and future.
Math. Sch. (Leicester) 44, No. 1, 2326 (2015).
2015
Mathematical Association (MA), Leicester
EN
F50
H40
E40
arithmetic operations
operation signs
notation
algebra
history of mathematics
Egyptian mathematics
tetration
nonreversible operations
replicative operations
inverse operations
transposing terms
exponentiation
From the text: This article shows how the present notation for arithmetic operations can be extended to the unfamiliar operation of tetration. Perhaps readers could devise their own `experimental' systems for extending operations  paying due regard to bracketing order and interpretation of operator sign as `active' or `passive'.