# Varieties of mathematical prose

@article{Bagchi1998VarietiesOM, title={Varieties of mathematical prose}, author={Atish Bagchi and Charles Wells}, journal={PRIMUS}, year={1998}, volume={8}, pages={116-136} }

This article begins the development of a taxonomy of mathematical prose, describing the precise function and meaning of specic types of mathematical exposition. It further discusses the merits and demerits of a style of mathematical writing that labels each passage according to its function as described in the taxonomy.

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