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What does "id est" mean? - andydude - 08/13/2009

What does "id est" mean? Is this a common phrase in English mathematical text? If it is latin, then should it be in italics?


RE: What does "id est" mean? - bo198214 - 08/13/2009

(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


RE: What does "id est" mean? - bo198214 - 08/13/2009

also good to know that
e.g. = exempli gratia


RE: What does "id est" mean? - andydude - 08/13/2009

(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.