Template talk:Elementary arithmetic

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I find it disturbing that in the images used in this template the symbols for all the arithmetic operations except multiplication are slightly rotated. They should either all be slightly rotated or, better yet, none of them. - dcljr (talk) 21:38, 9 September 2009 (UTC)

Good luck finding a mult that is slanted, looked on commons and could not find...and visa versa (the other three not slanted). 173.79.48.210 (talk) 04:17, 18 September 2009 (UTC)
It also bothers me that in the image for division, the dots don't line up properly (the vertical sides should be colinear). This is easier to see at 500px. ⇌Elektron 00:41, 5 March 2012 (UTC)

Slight rotation[edit]

The rotation of the symbols is 1) wrong and 2) confusing. It is wrong because that is not how the operators are used in school books or magazines and books using the symbols. Nor is that the way they appear on compute print-outs. They are confusing since in common use the + and X as presented are both two line segments intersecting at their midpoints at right angles. The only difference is the rotation. In our illustration, the only differences are color (which is extraneous) and the rotation; how-ever, the rotation is not the standard rotation. A quick look at the plus sign can easily make one -- at least at first glance -- think that it is a multiplication sign. Kdammers (talk) 14:14, 11 April 2016 (UTC)