Did you know you can write mathematics in WordPress blog posts? It’s easy. To add an equation to a post, you surround your math with `$latex’ at the beginning and `$’ at the end. So, you write

`$latex YOUR MATH HERE $`

You can use symbols like + x – and for exponents you can write ^. For subscripts you can use _. So for example,

`$latex x^2y_3+6=z_2^7 $`

produces

You can also write fractions this way:

`$latex \frac{a}{b} $`

producing

You can make a permutation by writing

`$latex (12)(345) $`

which gives

And you can make a matrix this way:

`$latex \begin{pmatrix} 1 & 2 & 3 \\ 4 & 5 & 6 \\ 7 & 8 & 9 \end{pmatrix} $`

and you’ll get

For tips on changing the size or colour of your math, or more about how to write math equations in LaTeX math mode, visit

http://faq.wordpress.com/2007/02/18/can-i-put-math-or-equations-in-my-posts/

For lots of math symbols you can use, see

http://www.maths.tcd.ie/~dwilkins/LaTeXPrimer/MathSymb.html

For more fun examples to work from, look at

http://kogler.wordpress.com/2008/03/10/blogging-with-latex-content/

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Oh, and for proofs you can make the little square with the command \square.

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152profon August 28, 2008at 1:39 pm

Also, LaTeX can do polynomial long division for you automatically:

http://www.sixthform.info/maths/?p=84

this might be useful on the next pset 🙂

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rfgarciaon October 23, 2008at 8:01 pm

Wow. See, that’s why LaTeX rocks. It will do your homework for you.

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Prof. Kateon October 25, 2008at 9:43 pm

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sandyon August 3, 2010at 12:59 am

Let me try whether it works!

Solve the Diophantine equation:

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Vinodon October 2, 2010at 11:29 pm

You mean

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Does wordpress support Latex support in posts also?

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Radcoon October 2, 2010at 11:36 pm

Please I still don’t understand how to type maths in a wordpress dashboard using latex.

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Lilianon April 14, 2011at 10:06 am

$latex I’m writing latex

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algon February 12, 2012at 11:42 am

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algon February 12, 2012at 11:43 am

test

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arintaon May 29, 2014at 12:33 pm

test

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Danon July 19, 2015at 3:52 am