 Ask Remember Me? RickJ Posts: 7,762, Reputation: 864 Uber Member #1 Dec 26, 2006, 07:18 AM
How to: technical and scientific documentation/formulas
The [math] tag lets you easily embed nicely formatted math in your questions and answers. The particular convention Ask Me Help Desk uses is mimeTex, a version of LaTeX. Please read the tutorial if you would like to use it extensively.

Example usage:
Code:
[math]x{\small_1}=\frac{-b\pm\sqrt{b^2-4ac}}{2a}[/máth]
Example output: Capuchin Posts: 5,255, Reputation: 656 Uber Member #2 Mar 12, 2009, 06:04 AM

Wikipedia uses a slightly different version of tex, but i find their help page on displaying formulae well laid out and very useful when I'm searching for how to display a symbol i haven't used before.

The only real difference I have found is that they use  instead of [math][/máth].

The page can be found here: Help - Displaying a formula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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