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how do you type superscript Text and subscript Text, not using the symbols like 2^2 ?
Originally posted by hhegab
But what about the integration and differentiation signs? and the rest of these signs too, if possible.
hhegab
Originally posted by Hurkyl
I would be entirely unsurprised if there's pre-existing documentation of all of the characters one can create via the "& name" format, but I don't know where it is.
Hurkyl
The most commonly used math symbols in formatting are: + (addition), - (subtraction), * (multiplication), / (division), = (equality), < (less than), > (greater than), ^ (exponent), and √ (square root).
To use superscripts and subscripts in math formatting, you can use the ^{superscript} and _{subscript} tags in HTML, or the ^ and _ symbols in LaTeX. For example, 2^{3} would be written as 2^{3} in HTML or 2^3 in LaTeX.
A variable is a symbol that represents a quantity that can vary or change in a mathematical expression, while a constant is a fixed value that does not change. Variables are typically represented by letters, while constants are represented by numbers or symbols.
To insert special characters in math formatting, you can use the &#code; format in HTML. For example, the code for the Greek letter alpha (α) is α. You can also use LaTeX notation, such as \alpha, to insert special characters.
To ensure that your math symbols are properly formatted in different browsers, it is recommended to use HTML entities or LaTeX notation instead of specific characters, as different browsers may render characters differently. You can also use a math formatting library, such as MathJax, to ensure consistent rendering across browsers.