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May 5th, 2012, 12:17 PM   #1
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What symbol is this?

can't find which symbol this is

picture below(something my professor drew)

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thanks, probably a simple answer but had to ask it
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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.
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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.
ah thanks I couldn't seem to read her writing sorry for posting an entire thread to figure it out
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It's good that you posted; you wouldn't know otherwise!
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