# Talk:Curl

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics

## Factor of one half

The factor of $\frac12$ in the definition seems to be a rather archaic convention. Lamb [5] discusses this point. Richard Pinch (talk) 20:56, 17 December 2017 (CET)

- Yes. Boris Tsirelson (talk) 19:37, 18 December 2017 (CET)

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Curl.

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