squares in latex

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Alon Gonen

08 Sep, 2018 05:33 PM

When I write $x^2$, it is parsed correctly (I should write $x^{2}$ instead). Any way to avoid writing the brackets?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 10 Sep, 2018 04:58 PM

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    I'm afraid I'm not all that familiar with LaTeX. I imagine that the
    issue you're running into is in MultiMarkdown, which automatically
    interprets ^2 as superscript and probably breaks your markup. You could
    use MultiMarkdown's delimiters instead of $, e.g. \\( and \\), but I
    can't guarantee a fix on that. Based on all of the examples provided by
    Fletcher, curly brackets are used on all equations containing squares.


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