italic type Home › Forums › Nemeth Code for Math and Science › italic type This topic has 1 reply, 1 voice, and was last updated 12 years, 11 months ago by Chris Clemens. Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) Author Posts October 13, 2010 at 9:21 am #10459 Chris ClemensKeymaster "We designate the inverse tangent function by arctan." I know that arctan is a function name. My question is, for the purposes of italicizing it under section 33, is it considered a word or mathematical expression? October 19, 2010 at 9:26 am #20516 Chris ClemensKeymaster Hi Barbara. Sorry I dropped the ball on this one. If "arctan" is an abbreviated function name, the punctuation indicator would be required. So I would consider it a math expression and would use the open and close italic indicators. Author Posts Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) Everyone is free to read the forums, but only current NBA members can post. Become a member today. Click here to Login and return.