What is parentheses - Definition and Meaning

Parentheses :

Parentheses is a pair of round brackets used in mathematical expressions. It is used to group set of variables together. The commonly used parentheses are

( ) - Parentheses or round brackets

[ ] - Square brackets

{ } - Curly braces

< > - Angle brackets


Example :

(1 x 15) + ( 3 x 6) In the above expression (1 x 15) and ( 3 x 6 ) is evaluated first, as it is inside the parentheses. (1 x 15) + ( 3 x 6) = 15 + 18 = 33
Parallelogram of Vectors Permutation

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