## Category Archives: Maths 3rd ESO

## Olimpiada Matemática de Albacete

Download the problems and do at least four of them: (Deadline March, 22nd)

## Where do math symbols come from?

Math is full of symbols: lines, dots, arrows, English letters, Greek letters, superscripts, subscripts … it can look like an illegible jumble. Where did all of these symbols come from? John David Walters shares the origins of mathematical symbols, and illuminates why they’re still so important in the field today.