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Math typesetting using \( \) instead of the dollars

MathJAX allows putting inline math in parentheses, e.g. \(1 + 1 = 2\). But it doesn't seem to work here. Do you know why?

  • $\begingroup$ My guess would be that it is some sort of conflict between MathJAX and markdown to see who goes first, but I'm not sure. $\endgroup$ Feb 4, 2012 at 19:55
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    $\begingroup$ To be more precise, MathJax can be configured to do stuff to \(...\). But here it has been configured not to. $\endgroup$ Feb 4, 2012 at 21:22


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