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Symbols & Abbreviations

Taking good notes during a teacher's lecture can require some quick writing. The important thing to remember is not to worry about writing down EVERY WORD the teacher says. Using abbreviations and symbols can greatly reduce the amount of time spent writing, as long as you develop a system to remember what they mean. Here are some common and helpful symbols to keep in mind while taking notes:

SYMBOL
MEANING
&
and
@
at
/
per
increasing, increased, increases, rises
decreasing, decreased, decreases, falls
=
equal to, is
not equal to, is not
\
therefore
w/
with
w/o
without
w/i
within
etc.
et cetera, so forth
b/4
before
b/c
because
esp.
especially
diff.
difference
min.
minimum
max.
maximum
gov't
goverment
ex.
example
2
to, two, too


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