# postfix notation

## Definitions

### General Science

- noun a logical way of writing mathematical operations, so that the operator appears after the operands, thus removing the need for brackets

### Computing

- noun
__mathematical__operations written in a logical way, so that the operator appears after the operands, which removes the need for brackets

### Electronics

- A manner of forming mathematical or logical expressions in which the operators appear after the operands. For example, (A + B) ×
__C__, which is in infix notation, would appear as ABC+* in postfix notation. Also called reverse Polish notation, or suffix notation.