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Simple way to write equations

The MathJax is fine , but it is so complex to write integral and Sigma notations using it . Is there any other way to write these complex equations? Btw I am on mobile often so it is hard to write ...
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How do I write mathematical equations on this site? [duplicate]

I can't find anything about this on the help page 😔. So , how do people exactly write out these complex looking integration problems on a phone? Is this the "mathjax" thing people talk ...
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How to write a small "dash" in superscript using MathJax [duplicate]

Specifically, I am trying to write this: Ignore whether the term is mathematically correct or not. Can someone help?
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Malformatted parentheses

Update: StackExchange is still using MathJax v2.7.5, while the current release is v3.2 and has corrected some of this sort of rendering error. So this report may not be of interest to anyone. Davide ...
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How to write mathematical equations with automatic line numbers in Stack exchange editor [duplicate]

Here is the equations with automatic line numbers obatined in texstudio How can I write same in latex editor in Mathstackexchange?
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Why MSE does not support display mode using "\[...\ ]" and the "\diag"

In $\LaTeX$, it is not recommended using $$... $$ for display mode formulas, and \[...\] is more recommended. But it seems ...
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Why { } doesn't work any more in Latex?

Any idea why $\{$ or $\}$ doesn't work anymore in latex on Math Stack ? (it seems to work here on meta however) When I write ...
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Defining common sets for LaTeX mode

When one provides an answer that requires LaTeX, which is almost any answer, every time a set is used, it is necessary to fully type \mathbb{Z}. For example, $\...
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Why are not table headings rendering correctly with embedded math here on Mathematics Stack Exchange that Render Fine on Stack Exchange Electronics

I have table headings here: How is it Possible to Optimize the Shichman-Hodges Slope Parameters from the Left and Right using Least Square Linear Regression Approaches That I copied and pasted from my ...
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MathJax is suddenly rendering very slowly and incorrectly in the edit preview in Firefox

As of today, if I try to edit any of my answers or questions on the main site in Firefox, MathJax renders very slowly and incorrectly in the edit preview. Some lines (which look fine before I click &...
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MathJax in comment looks like nonsense, what's going on?

In this question, I have added a comment: $(a-p)^2+(4-a-q)^2 = a^2-2ap+p^2+(4-a)^2-2(4-a)q+q^2= a^2-2ap+(4-a)^2-2(4-a)q+1= ...$, does this help? But is looks like this: For your information: I'm ...
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Why doesn't MathJax show up immediately?

When we reload a page with MathJax in it, the math format is like this for a second: After a second it becomes the desired MathJax. Is the intermediate format in Sans-Serif? Why doesn't MathJax show ...
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MathJax doesn't work anymore in questions

Only very recently, I noticed that MathJax does not work correctly in questions. For instance, set brackets are not displayed any more: $\{1 \}$ If I post the same as an answer, it works correctly. ...
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How to write limits with single dollar signs?

When I want to write limits with single dollar signs the index ($x\to n$) goes after the $\lim$ sign: $L=\lim_{x\to 0}f(x)$ But when using double dollar signs the index (correctly) goes below the ...
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What is this font for the numbers?

I recently commented on a question and I used the proper MathJax formatting for the numbers and letters: Some minutes later my net became a little laggy and I refreshed the page. Then I lost my ...
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How can we draw kernel diagram in the Math Stackexchange?

I don't know I can ask this kind of question here. Anyway, I propose a question. How can we draw next type commutative diagram ? My scope of ability of drawing commutative diagram is for example as ...
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\{, \}, \| and \\ need an extra backslash to be rendered correctly in math when composing a new question in MSE.

When composing a new question iver in math.stackexchange, some symbols need an extra \ (backslash) to be rendered correctly: ...
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Mathjax integrals displaying incorrectly

On my display the integral display too small and too far down. I see this on every integral displayed on the site. $$ \int f(x) dx $$ which is rendered to $$ \int ...
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MathJax preview works incorrectly in Google Chrome.

A couple of times now, I have drafted a question, only for the automatic preview to completely mangle the MathJax. Examples: I expect $\{X\}$ should display as $\{...
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Defining New Commands Renders As Empty Space

How do I define new commands at the top without creating multiple spaces before the first character? Also, is it just my browser, or is the rendering engine on StackExchange much slower than on ...
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Misformatted parenthesis in exponent

The formula $$\begin{align} \lim_{x \to 0} (\cos x)^{\cot x} & =\lim_{x \to 0} ((1+(\cos x-1))^{\frac{1}{\cos x -1}})^{(\cos x -1)\cot x}\\\\ … renders like ...
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How to write letters with a slash on it?

How do I write letters like the following in mathjax?
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How to avoid draft formatting issues that are only solvable with a save of the question (before the question is finished for publication) [duplicate]

The solution for Firefox now is to install the SiteMacro Extension for (Ubuntu) Firefox, and to have the macro map to the edit button. Each time now that the site reloads, it automatically goes into ...
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I am having trouble formatting the formula for a quoted vector magnetic potential inside and outside a shell of radius R with charge density sigma

I am having trouble formatting the following formula as a reference to MSU's result for the magnetic field inside a spherical shell and the vector magnetic potential outside the magnetic shell. The ...
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Having trouble formatting quotations that have $\pu{1.0 Kg}$ as an example or just going to the next line also

I was encountering a formatting issue when writing one of my articles here that I will try to reproduce and summarize here: When I quote text and I want to embed units, I have formatting issues, ...
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Mathjax is corrupted when I post an answer. [closed]

I have noticed problems when posting on Math StackExchange recently. Mathjax, whether posted by me or by others comes out garbled. Usually, all is well when I refresh the download. Most recently, ...
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Bug: "\fbox" is not correctly displayed in my browser if there is a "\tag" inside "\fbox"

Problem Some formulas I write in \fbox are not displayed strictly for me. The box around the equation has shifted to the left. For example, the equation $$ \fbox{$ \...
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Chrome doesn't display some symbols

Specifically, I cannot see any \mathcal symbol. The \mathbb symbols are also in a very weired font. Here are some examples and what I see on my browser: $$\mathcal{A},\mathcal{B},\mathcal{D},\mathcal{...
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Are there some Mathjax features that don't work on the 'Ask a public question' page?

I just posted a question on the Mathematics site that required the use of set brackets; however I could not get them to work as usual on the 'Ask a public question' page. On their own in math mode, ...
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$\mathbb Q$ looking odd in my browser [duplicate]

Did MathJax get an update? Or something wrong in Chrome? In a question on $\mathbb R/\mathbb Q,$ the \mathbb Q seems way bolder than the $\mathbb R,$ and looks ...
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Can we put some paragraphs inside a box?

I have some paragraphs, for example, For inline formulas, enclose the formula in $$. For displayed formulas, use ...
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Mathjax renders really slowly

Mathjax often renders very slowly for me in the preview when I type up a question. I always have to stop typing and wait for 5 seconds. A similar complaint can be found here. The answer there says ...
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Piecewise Equation Formatting Issue in MathJax Preview

I am composing a question involving piecewise polynomial equations, but the preview formatting isn't coming out how I expect. Is this a bug or am I doing something wrong? The notation I'm using: ...
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Visual effect of formulas in mac [duplicate]

As can be seen, some parts of the formulas overlap with each other in mac. So the visual effect is not really satisfying. How can I solve this problem?
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Can no longer quickly preview LaTeX on MSE

It used to be that every time I wrote a question, the LaTeX in the preview would almost instantly compile. As of this week, I have to wait several seconds before seeing it appear. Nothing on my end (...
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Format conversion problem For mathjax

Take the code “[{f_i} = {x_i}\left[ {{c_i} + \ln \left( {\frac{{{x_i}}}{{\bar x}}} \right)} \right]]” for example,I could get the proper formula displayed on the official website of "https://www....
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Better command for $\require{cancel} \cancel{\exists}$ (There does not exist)

After searching the MathsJax tutorial pages, I couldn't find an actual symbol for $\require{cancel} \cancel{\exists}$ The way I have written it <\require{cancel} \cancel{\exists}> is the best I ...
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Why does Mathjax look different on different devices?

On my personal devices Mathjax looks like Whereas on other devices Mathjax looks like For example, the arrow between $R^4$ and $R^4$ is thicker in the first picture and thin in the second. The edges ...
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How to view LaTeX source (mobile)?

On mobile, how do you view the source of a question/answer so that you can see the LaTeX markup? I'm using Google Chrome on a OnePlus (Android) phone.
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LaTeX barely loading on math.stackexchange on my PC

I'm not the first to report a problem like this, but I couldn't find any recent complaints about this from the past few years. Lately, LaTeX symbols have not been loading very slowly for me on math....
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MathJax out of date

It seems we are using MathJax version 2.7.5 That is apparently 4 years out of date. Can Math.se update the MathJax it uses? Or do we have to wait for the whole SE system to do it?
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Why using \mathcal command produce a square? [duplicate]

My computer is a MacBook Pro, using the 13.0 version (Ventura), and I'm using Chrome. See for example or that
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Mobile “Chrome isn't responding” for heavy MathJax use

I've observed formula-heavy pages such as this to cause Chrome on Android to stop responding. A dialog pops up stating that “Chrome isn't responding”. If I choose to “Wait”, it will pop up again a ...
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How to write Pascal's triangle using MathJax?

I tried to use a matrix method to write Pascal's triangle using MathJax, using the code; ...
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Same code rendering two different matrices [closed]

I'm trying to type this on mSE \begin{pmatrix} x_1 \\ x_3 \\ x_3 \\ x_4\\ \end{pmatrix}, is rendering like this for me what to do?
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How to draw extensible vertical arrows?

In How to type this arrow is MathStack Exchange and its duplicate target, a few ways are provided to typeset a horizontal extensible arrow. $$\Large\rlap{\color{blue}{\underset{(0,0)}{\times}}}{\;\;\:\...
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How to copy page content including all TeX commands

I posted an answer to this question, and a commenter suggested an alternative. The commenter answer was simpler, more elegant than mine, and I would have upvoted it ... except he had posted it in the ...
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How can I write double horizontal arrow in Math Jax?

I wish to know how to write the double horizontal arrow as shown above, in Mathjax. Could the close voters please say where the code for this command is in close target?
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Feature request:- Make the search bar support latex

For instance consider $\int_0^1 e^{x^2-x}dx$. before asking for help with a certain aspect of this question, I attempted to search for it on MSE. However, this is what I got. The worst part is how the ...
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How do I prevent $\mathcal{MathJax}$ from putting excessive amounts of space around quotation marks?

How do I prevent $\mathcal{MathJax}$ from putting excessive amounts of space around quotation marks? $\mathtt{"Hello" + "World"}$ denotes the string $\mathtt{"Hello World"}$. Let $A = \begin{Bmatrix}\...
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