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What does the abbreviation 'z. Bw.' mean?

To be precise, the context is Mathematics.

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    Do have a little more context?
    – IQV
    Commented Jun 13, 2018 at 11:50
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    »the context is Mathematics« doesn't help really much. It would help much more, if you could post a piece of Text (at least one complete sentence, better a paragraph) that contains this abbreviation. Commented Dec 11, 2018 at 7:50

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In a context of mathematics "z. Bw." is probably

zum Beweis

which is "as proof".

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    Exactly. Sometimes used instead of the Latin QED, although I'm not sure they cover exactly the same meaning.
    – Mast
    Commented Jun 13, 2018 at 16:36
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    @Mast da kenne ich nur wzbw (was zu beweisen war), aber heute macht man doch eher ein Kästchen ;)
    – Carsten S
    Commented Jun 13, 2018 at 20:01

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