Questions tagged [математика]

This tag is for questions about mathematical terminology and notation in Russian that are not easy to answer with a dictionary. Examples could be (1) how a particular symbol or formula is pronounced and (2) the distinction between a pair of words like отношение and соотношение that have different meanings in Russian but are both translated into English by the same word "relation".

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mathematical pronunciation of 1

I have a question about pronouncing 1 in Russian for mathematics. When 1 appears by itself on the right side of an equation (or inequality or congruence or other mathematical relation), it seems from ...
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Decimal Declension

I've always thought that the formal rules for declining decimals in Russian seem a little...unwieldy. For example, I gather that the correct way to say "pi is approximately equal to 3.14159" -- which ...