May 5th, 2012, 12:17 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Apr 2012 Posts: 23 Thanks: 0  What symbol is this?
can't find which symbol this is picture below(something my professor drew) [attachment=0:16etf32r]fefwe.png[/attachment:16etf32r] thanks, probably a simple answer but had to ask it 
May 5th, 2012, 12:20 PM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2006 From: UTC 5 Posts: 16,046 Thanks: 938 Math Focus: Number theory, computational mathematics, combinatorics, FOM, symbolic logic, TCS, algorithms  Re: What symbol is this?
It's a blackboard bold letter Z. It's used to represent the set {..., 1, 0, 1, ...} of integers. You can type it in LaTeX as \mathbb{Z} in math mode. 
May 5th, 2012, 12:23 PM  #3  
Newbie Joined: Apr 2012 Posts: 23 Thanks: 0  Re: What symbol is this? Quote:
 
May 5th, 2012, 05:57 PM  #4 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2006 From: UTC 5 Posts: 16,046 Thanks: 938 Math Focus: Number theory, computational mathematics, combinatorics, FOM, symbolic logic, TCS, algorithms  Re: What symbol is this?
It's good that you posted; you wouldn't know otherwise!


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