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Chemistry and LaTeX

  1. Jul 28, 2007 #1

    malawi_glenn

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    Hi!

    How can i write chemistry formulas in LaTeX ?

    Such as:
    MgC_12 etc...

    It does not look good if it is done in math-environment...:rolleyes:
     
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  3. Jul 28, 2007 #2

    mjsd

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    how do these look?

    [tex]\text{Mg C}_{12}[/tex]

    [tex]2 \text{H}_2 + \text{O}_2 \rightarrow 2 \text{H}_2\text{O}[/tex]
     
  4. Jul 28, 2007 #3

    malawi_glenn

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    Very nice, many thanx =)
     
  5. Jul 28, 2007 #4

    ranger

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