"You must put special delimiters at the beginning and end of your LaTeX code, in order for MathJax to recognize it and process it. If you want the equation to appear inline with the surrounding text, put # # before and after it. If you want the equation to stand alone in a separate "paragraph", centered horizontally on the screen as in most textbooks, put $ $ before and after it.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Here's an example, first with the delimiters disabled so you can see the raw code:

A quadratic equation is of the form ##ax^2 + bx + c = 0##. To solve for x, use the quadratic

formula $$x = \frac {-b \pm \sqrt{b^2 -4ac}} {2a},$$ substituting the values of the coefficients a, b and c"

In the above I cannot understand what these delimiters are. It says "delimiters disabled" how is it understood?

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Thank you.

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# Delimiting your Latex code

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