December 7th, 2014, 10:11 PM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Sep 2013 From: Earth Posts: 827 Thanks: 36  Beginner
I want to learn how to type equation by latex. Do I need to install what program? I've no idea how it works. 
December 7th, 2014, 10:46 PM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: Oct 2008 From: London, Ontario, Canada  The Forest City Posts: 7,935 Thanks: 1129 Math Focus: Elementary mathematics and beyond 
Type your code inside these tags: [MATH]\frac{25}{36}[/MATH] gives $\displaystyle \frac{25}{36}$ There are some examples of latex code here. Experiment! 
December 8th, 2014, 12:41 AM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Sep 2013 From: Earth Posts: 827 Thanks: 36 
$\displaystyle \frac{25}{36}$

December 8th, 2014, 12:42 AM  #4 
Senior Member Joined: Sep 2013 From: Earth Posts: 827 Thanks: 36 
Wow. It works. Do you guys have a list of commands which I can learn ?

December 8th, 2014, 05:48 AM  #5 
Global Moderator Joined: Oct 2008 From: London, Ontario, Canada  The Forest City Posts: 7,935 Thanks: 1129 Math Focus: Elementary mathematics and beyond 
Try google or visit the page I linked to in my post above.

December 8th, 2014, 06:04 AM  #6 
Senior Member Joined: Apr 2014 From: Glasgow Posts: 2,155 Thanks: 731 Math Focus: Physics, mathematical modelling, numerical and computational solutions 
Use the link below and skip down to the maths bit (Chapter 3). The only difference between Latex in that document and the Mymathforum is that we use [ MATH][ /MATH] tags for math mode instead of the dollar signs. All of the commands there will work https://tobi.oetiker.ch/lshort/lshort.pdf 
December 8th, 2014, 08:25 AM  #7 
Math Team Joined: Dec 2013 From: Colombia Posts: 7,660 Thanks: 2635 Math Focus: Mainly analysis and algebra 
Dollar signs work too, as do environments.

April 23rd, 2015, 06:28 PM  #8 
Senior Member Joined: May 2012 Posts: 205 Thanks: 5 
$\displaystyle \frac{25}{36}$


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