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    #1

    Symmetric v symmetrical

    Hi there,

    My feeling is that since the -al doesn't change the meaning, then symmetric is the correct one to use. Does anyone else have a view or knowledge on this?

    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: Symmetric v symmetrical

    It's certainly more common- 5 times so according to Google.

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