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Offline Chikis

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Algebraic Fraction- latex help
« on: 07/05/2014 05:21:49 »
Hello, how do I write algebraic fractions using symbols?

I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO POST A THREAD BUT THERE HAVE BEEN NO BREAK THROUGH:
Simplify
/frac{m+n}{2}-frac{m-n}{3} + 3(m-1)

The expression should read m+n over 2 minus m-n over 3 plus 3(m-1)
I need help please.
« Last Edit: 09/05/2014 09:12:07 by Chikis »


 

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Re: Algebraic Fraction- latex help
« Reply #1 on: 02/06/2014 06:52:09 »
Sorry I didn't notice this earlier.  We added a few "shortcuts" to the editor to help you get started with TEX.

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It looks like your equation was good, but you needed to change the forward slashes to backslashes (what you would not use to write a fraction).

Forward Slash:   1/2
Backslash: 1\2  (looks strange, right, use this for TEX). 

And, of course, bracket it with TEX.

[tex]\frac{m+n}{2}-\frac{m-n}{3} + 3(m-1)[/tex]



 

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