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 April 9th, 2016, 04:03 AM #1 Senior Member     Joined: Jan 2012 Posts: 745 Thanks: 7 How do I show complex fractions? Hello friends! I think I have problem rendering this fraction in latex: i over 2. How do I do it? Please note that by writing i, I do not mean number one. I strictly mean lower case letter i. Last edited by Chikis; April 9th, 2016 at 04:06 AM.
 April 9th, 2016, 04:54 AM #2 Senior Member   Joined: Dec 2012 From: Hong Kong Posts: 853 Thanks: 311 Math Focus: Stochastic processes, statistical inference, data mining, computational linguistics $\displaystyle \frac{i}{2}$?
 April 9th, 2016, 05:00 AM #3 Math Team   Joined: Dec 2013 From: Colombia Posts: 7,683 Thanks: 2664 Math Focus: Mainly analysis and algebra Code: {i \over 2} or Code: \frac{i }{2}
 April 9th, 2016, 05:15 AM #4 Senior Member     Joined: Jan 2012 Posts: 745 Thanks: 7 Okay try and write this let see if it will work: 2 bracket open root 3 over 2 plus i over 2 bracket closed. Let see how the symbols will show in latex.
April 9th, 2016, 05:17 AM   #5
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 Originally Posted by Chikis Okay try and write this let see if it will work: 2 bracket open root 3 over 2 plus i over 2 bracket closed. Let see how the symbols will show in latex.
$\displaystyle 2[{\sqrt 3 \over 2} + {i \over 2}]$?

 April 9th, 2016, 05:22 AM #6 Senior Member     Joined: Jan 2012 Posts: 745 Thanks: 7 Use () and not [].
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 Originally Posted by Chikis Use () and not [].
$\displaystyle 2({\sqrt 3 \over 2} + {i \over 2})$...

 April 9th, 2016, 05:54 AM #8 Senior Member     Joined: Jan 2012 Posts: 745 Thanks: 7 Alright thank you.
 April 9th, 2016, 07:24 AM #9 Math Team   Joined: Jan 2015 From: Alabama Posts: 3,264 Thanks: 902 Perhaps this looks just little better: $\displaystyle 2\left(\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}+ \frac{i}{2}\right)$ where I have used "\left(" and "\right)" to size the parentheses to the fractions.
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