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What does "id est" mean? Is this a common phrase in English mathematical text? If it is latin, then should it be in italics?
(08/13/2009, 10:12 AM)andydude Wrote: [ -> ]What does "id est" mean? Is this a common phrase in English mathematical text? If it is latin, then should it be in italics?

i.e.

see also wikipedia
also good to know that
e.g. = exempli gratia
(08/13/2009, 10:22 AM)bo198214 Wrote: [ -> ]i.e.

Oh! I didn't know that's what "i.e." stood for... Tongue I read that all the time.