I've just discovered that the Comprehensive LaTeX Symbols list has a fascinating section on different symbols used for the same concept (Section 3)http://mirror.ox.ac.uk/sites/ctan.org/info/symbols/comprehensive/symbols-a4.pdf

A Mastodon instance for maths people. The kind of people who make \(\pi z^2 \times a\) jokes.

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