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November 7th, 2015, 12:06 PM   #1
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Hi all,

Please can someone help me understand the brackets in the formulas I have attached?
I am assuming that they some other meaning than conventional rounded brackets.
Any info gratefully received.

Thanks
Martin
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Hi all,

Please can someone help me understand the brackets in the formulas I have attached.
I am assuming that they some other meaning than conventional rounded brackets.
Any info gratefully received.

Thanks
Martin
As far as I know, they operate just the same as the usual ( ).

-Dan

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Yep, I think the choice of using triangular brackets in this case was either i) a mistake or ii) the writer doesn't know (or care) that triangular brackets have been used for other things (like the mean in statistics, bra-ket notation, etc.)
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