Where Did We Get Math Symbols From?

Josh Welch

IllustrationMath is one of those subjects that people seem to either love or hate. 

Without it our lives would be unrecognizable from the lives we live today. 

So where did we come up with the symbols that we use when writing down math equations? 

This quick and informative TedEd video has the answer to this and some more interesting information, too! 

After you watch the video be sure to leave a comment below to let me know what you thought!