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Name: Using Interval Notation
ID: m13596
Language: English (en)
Summary: An introductory explanation on how to use interval notation (versus set notation)
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: Closed interval, Interval Notation, Open interval
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML plus QML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Pradnya Bhawalkar (, Kim Johnston (
Copyright Holders: Pradnya Bhawalkar (, Kim Johnston (
Maintainers: Pradnya Bhawalkar (

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Jan 9, 2006 4:18 pm -0600
Last revision to module: May 1, 2006 2:26 pm -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.2 May 1, 2006 2:26 pm -0500 by Chuck Bearden
Fixed document type declaration.

Version: 1.1 Apr 27, 2006 12:31 am -0500 by Pradnya Bhawalkar
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