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How are mathematical symbols read in Korean?

Wow, it's a lot. I will answer some and I hope others will answer more! Fraction: a/b is read "a over b" -> b분의 a (yes, the order is reversed!) Functions: f(x) is read "f of x" -> 에프 엑스 (just f(x) ...
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Mathematical operators as verbs in Korean

1+1 is commonly read as "일 더하기 일", though you could probably also use "일 플러스 일". Usually, 플러스/마이너스 is reserved for signed numbers like +3, -5, etc. So, (-3)+(+5) would be "마이너스 삼 더하기 플러스 오". I'm not ...
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Help regarding terminology on Korean history: 정화오례신의, 주자가례, 진사시, 재지지주, 강남농법, 등

정화오례신의 (政和五礼新儀) - A book of etiquette/rites compiled during the reign of Emperor Huizong of Song. 주자가례 (朱子家禮) - A book of etiquette/rites of the household (common rites, coming of age rites, weddings, ...
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Help regarding terminology on Korean history: 정화오례신의, 주자가례, 진사시, 재지지주, 강남농법, 등

Koreans learn their history, and learn a bunch of Sino-things. They're even not Sino-Korean. They're totally in 漢文, Chinese writings. Sadly, it's quite different from our current language. The ...
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Terminology related to Social Thoughts and Korean Society: 위정척사, 공맹사상, 가묘, 종묘, 위패

You know that Korea is after Josun (roughly 1500 year - 1900 year). To understand the followings, I suggest that we would know the background. And in further, let me use non-terminology. 유학 is ...
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How are mathematical symbols read in Korean?

P(X|Y) : 사건Y가 일어났을 때의 사건 X의 조건부확률 또는 사건 Y에 대한 사건 X의 조건부 확률 또는 사건 Y가 일어났을때 사건 X가 일어날 확률 P(X=k) : X가 k일 확률 f:X -> Y : X를 f의 정의역, Y를 f의 공역. f(X)는 f의 치역 f^{-1}(A) : f에 의한 A의 역상 sinh : 쌍곡사인(...
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