AW: [texhax] Adjusting parentheses for intervals and functions

Paul Wagner paul_spam at
Mon Aug 16 10:05:19 CEST 2004


> should the size of the parentheses/brackets for 
> intervals/functions be adjusted? 

No, because in running text, fractions should be set with a slash, like

the interval $(x/5, x/3)$

The "stacked" fractions disturb the rhythm of the paragraph, and if set so
small that they wouldn't, they are unreadable.


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