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Help with reading formulas

  1. Apr 26, 2007 #1
    Sorry to bother you all with a trivial question. I'm a Belgian teacher and I'm struggling because I dont know how to read a formula in English. How do you pronounce the apostrophe in for example v'. In French we say 'prime'Can anyone help?
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  3. Apr 26, 2007 #2


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    You say "v prime".

  4. Apr 26, 2007 #3
    Thank you very much
  5. Apr 27, 2007 #4

    Meir Achuz

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    The pronunciation is a bit different in English.
    The i in prime is pronounced like the English word eye.
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