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Name: Content MathML
ID: m9008
Language: English (en)
Summary: A short introduction to writing Content MathML by hand. It covers tokens, prefix notation, and applying functions and operators. In addition it introduces writing derivatives, integrals, vectors, and matrices.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics, Science and Technology
Keywords: apply, ci, cn, content mathml, csymbol, differentiation, function, integration, mathml, matrix, operator, prefix, token, vector
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: Sarah Coppin (, Brent Hendricks (
Copyright Holders: Sarah Coppin (, Brent Hendricks (
Maintainers: Adan Galvan (, Charlet Reedstrom (, Brent Hendricks (

Latest version: 2.15 (history)
First publication date: Jan 24, 2001 12:00 am -0600
Last revision to module: Nov 2, 2005 5:13 pm -0600


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Version History

Version: 2.15 Nov 2, 2005 5:13 pm -0600 by Chuck Bearden
Updated the discussion of entities to deprecate MathML character entity references, and to recommend UTF-8 and Unicode character references.

Version: 2.14 Mar 11, 2004 3:22 pm -0600 by Brent Hendricks
- Fix brent's authorID

- Added links

Version: 2.13 Jun 2, 2003 12:00 am -0500 by Charlet Reedstrom
updated to cnxml-0.5, added math display and code

Version: 2.12 Feb 12, 2003 12:00 am -0600 by Charlet Reedstrom
added math tags around markup in codeblock and marked up variables in text in math

Version: 2.11 Feb 12, 2003 12:00 am -0600 by Charlet Reedstrom

Version: 2.10 Nov 13, 2002 12:00 am -0600 by (Unknown)
- Remove Bill from authors
- Set brent as author
- Remove Makefile

Version: 2.9 Oct 18, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
changed description on how to mark up negative numbers and fixed typo

Version: 2.8 Mar 21, 2002 12:00 am -0600 by (Unknown)
updated to cnxml 0.4

Version: 2.7 Aug 8, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Added maintainers.

Version: 2.6 Jun 20, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Small change.

Version: 2.5 Jun 18, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Updated to 0.3.5.

Version: 2.4 Jun 1, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Added a section on entities.

Version: 2.3 May 24, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Fixed a small typo.
Something was ci and when it should have been cn.

Version: 2.2 May 21, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Corrected version.

Version: 2.1 Apr 16, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by Sarah Coppin
Added maintainers.

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