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symbolic language

noun
1.
a specialized language dependent upon the use of symbols for communication and created for the purpose of achieving greater exactitude, as in symbolic logic or mathematics.
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  • What makes the difference is symbolic language which makes significant cultural transmission feasible.
  • But the ideas, the imagination are triggering the century compiled collective knowledge and power in this symbolic language.
  • It was found that at a general level there are many commonalities in the symbolic language used in each country.
  • Through the study of algebra, a student develops an understanding of the symbolic language of mathematics and the sciences.
  • Translate and solve a real-life problem using symbolic language.
  • Students learn to use the symbolic language, structures, and techniques of each discipline.
  • Through a series of activities, students learn precise mathematical terms and symbolic language.

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