
LaTex Help Help with LaTex and writing math equations 
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April 9th, 2016, 04:03 AM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Jan 2012 Posts: 741 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: 7,660 Thanks: 2635 Math Focus: Mainly analysis and algebra  Code: {i \over 2} Code: \frac{i }{2} 
April 9th, 2016, 05:15 AM  #4 
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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 
Senior Member Joined: Dec 2012 From: Hong Kong Posts: 853 Thanks: 311 Math Focus: Stochastic processes, statistical inference, data mining, computational linguistics  
April 9th, 2016, 05:22 AM  #6 
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Use () and not [].

April 9th, 2016, 05:30 AM  #7 
Senior Member Joined: Dec 2012 From: Hong Kong Posts: 853 Thanks: 311 Math Focus: Stochastic processes, statistical inference, data mining, computational linguistics  
April 9th, 2016, 05:54 AM  #8 
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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. 
April 9th, 2016, 08:14 AM  #10 
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Thank you.


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