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For example, how do I the symbol f(x) and make it appear as mathematical appearing instead of just appear as text.

I know I am going to get downvotes for this, but I couldn't find any help files regarding this. Thanks to anyone who answers!


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  • $\begingroup$ Thanks guys! I'll check it out right now $\endgroup$ – taz henery duck0 Feb 1 '14 at 23:37
  • $\begingroup$ Do a Google search for "latex", and no I am not trolling you. $\endgroup$ – MartianInvader Feb 1 '14 at 23:38
  • $\begingroup$ f(x) gives f(x). $f(x)$ gives $f(x)$. $$f(x)$$ gives $$f(x).$$ $\endgroup$ – user93957 Feb 2 '14 at 9:04

This mentions the system used. If you want f(x) to look like $f(x)$. Then type \$ f(x) \$.


This website has a (nearly) index for most of all the symbols used in $\LaTeX$


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