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Posting math equations and symbols  LaTeX 
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http://www.physicsforums.com/showthr...17#post3977517 to learn how to post equations at Physics Forums. _____ _____ _____ _____ _____Members often ask how to make the nice looking math equations that they see in posts at Physics Forums. To do this, simply type equations or symbols between [itex] and [/itex]. For example, [itex] \lambda^2 [/itex] will result in [itex]\lambda^2[/itex]. For more details, keep reading... . Just getting started? Try the following two links: The How To LaTeX pdf file. Sandbox: If you wish to practice writing [itex]\LaTeX[/itex] or test some code, a sandbox is available here. Please do not create threads in which to simply practice [itex]\LaTeX[/itex]. Additional information: The Math & Science Software subforum, which often has active threads on LaTeX. Simple nonLaTeX options: Superscripts and subscripts can be entered using the and buttons while in Advanced Edit mode.. Acknowledgements We are indebted to member and former admin chroot  whose efforts brought LaTeX to Physics Forums in the first place  and forum admin and owner Greg Bernhardt for updating to the currentlyused MathJax processor. Numerous other members have provided valuable feedback and helped with the debugging process. 


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