Conventions for parameters and operands

The following conventions are commonly used for representing parameters and operands of functions:

x, y, z: A number that may be integer or decimal.
d: A number in degrees.
p, q: A probability between 0 and 1.
n, m: An integer number.
s, t: Text values.
c: Character (a text value containing a single character).
i, j, k: The identifier of an index variable.
v, w: The identifier of a variable.
a, b: A Boolean value or expression.
e: An expression.

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