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    xi singular/plural

    Xi (i:1-10) shows 10 vectors from X1 to X10.
    Which sentence is correct?
    1. In this article Xi shows a vector that .....
    2. In this article Xi show vectors that .....
    3. Vector Xi is shown here.
    4. Vectors Xi are shown here.

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    Re: xi singular/plural

    In this article, for each i from i = 1 to i = 10, X(i) is a vector such that ...(describe the vector).

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    Re: xi singular/plural

    Quote Originally Posted by probus View Post
    In this article, for each i from i = 1 to i = 10, X(i) is a vector such that ...(describe the vector).
    Thanks,
    Because Xi is a singular noun in this sense, can I use these sentences?
    1. Xi shows a vector.
    2. Xis show vectors.

    Totally, when a variable has an index underneath, can we put 's' after it to make it a plural noun?

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