# About writing of mathematical papers [closed]

Is not it better to use a mathematical language for writing mathematical papers. For example, use the logic of mathematical symbols more tnan additional comment. Is it feasible?

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## closed as not a real question by Felipe Voloch, Emil Jeřábek, quid, Benoît Kloeckner, André HenriquesJan 17 '13 at 15:49

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Do you want your papers to be read by humans or by robots? – user30180 Jan 17 '13 at 15:17
I'm not sure this question is a good fit for MO. As a general rule, I think that if one can explain underlying concepts without resorting to a lot of symbolism, then one should do so. Think of a pleasant discussion with a mathematician on a hike up a mountain, without benefit of pencil and paper, just talking. After all, we are humans, not computers. – Todd Trimble Jan 17 '13 at 15:21
The $\Rightarrow$ symbol does not mean the same as "then", "so", "hence" or "therefore". It means that the thing on the right is a consequence of the thing on the left. It does not carry the vital point which is that you believe both statements are true. – James Cranch Jan 17 '13 at 15:44
I would use $\exists$ if I were writing in some setting where the expression using the symbol is being viewed as a mathematical object in its own right, as in logic. Otherwise I would avoid it in favor of "There exists". – Adam Epstein Jan 17 '13 at 15:46
It is in fact the opposite. You should favor a clear explanation in words over symbols. Use symbols only when it's not possible or too complicated to express what you want to say precisely enough in words. – Deane Yang Jan 17 '13 at 15:59