Discuss any symbols or constants that you are familiar with, but used in a context you aren’t familiar with.

1. Were you surprised at the number of different symbols and constants used in math?

2. Why do you think we have so many different symbols and names for specific numbers?

3. Discuss any symbols or constants that you are familiar with, but used in a context you aren’t familiar with.

4. Were any symbols of notation or constants particularly striking to you for any reason, including aesthetics and applications? Did any
look cool or scary?