Rob Atkinson wrote:
> BTW, the usual method for typing superscripts and subscripts in basic
> ASCII is just the number or letter or Greek spelled out (first letter
> cap if capital Greek letter) right after the variable; two asterisks
> if an exponent. for example I squared I**2 For square or cubed
> root, I**(1/2) or I**(1/3). Subscripts are in curves. Inductive
> reactance = X(l)
This Fortran notation went out of use decades ago, except for
legacy Fortran programming.
Instead the "carrot" (upper case 6) or "^" is now the standard.
I've never seen X(l) used for X-sub-l either. If X were
a vector, then X(2) might work for X-sub-2, but in this case,
X is not a vector.
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