# reverse Polish notation

## Definitions

### General Science

- noun a set of mathematical operations written in a logical way, so that the operator appears after the numbers to be acted upon, thus removing 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 reverse Polish notation. Also called postfix notation, or suffix notation. Its abbreviation is RPN.