sign of aggregation

noun phrase

: any of various conventional devices (such as braces, brackets, parentheses, or vinculums) used in mathematics to indicate that two or more terms are to be treated as one quantity

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sign of aggregation was circa 1942

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“Sign of aggregation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sign%20of%20aggregation. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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