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Section 9.7


Use symbols consistently and in keeping with the common practiceof your discipline.

Biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, and physics, amongmany other fields, have extensive and precise systems torepresent quantities, objects, and actions. Check with arelevant style guide, textbook, or handbook.

If you are not certain that your readerswill recognize a symbol, give the full spelling in parentheses the first time you use the symbol. If your document contains a large number of symbols that may beunfamiliar to your readers, consider including a list of symbols in the frontmatter, following the list of tables.

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