Sunday, December 15, 2019, 4:46 PM
Site: Saint Martin's University Moodle
Course: Saint Martin's University Moodle (SMU)
Glossary: Math Notation Help
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#### varepsilon (special lower case greek letter)

$$\varepsilon$gives$\varepsilon$$

#### variables

• Variables in formulas are rendered in italic roman font face, which is a widely used convention.
• Following this convention, constants are shown as non-italic.
• Exp.: $$f(x)=3a+xgives f(x)=3a+x$$

#### varphi (special lower case greek letter)

$$\varphi$gives$\varphi$$

#### varpi (special lower case greek letter)

$$\varpi$gives$\varpi$$

#### varrho (special lower case greek letter)

$$\varrho$gives$\varrho$$

#### varsigma (special lower greek letter)

$$\varsigma$gives$\varsigma$$

#### vartheta (special lower case greek letter)

$$\vartheta$gives$\vartheta$$

#### vertical line (absolute value, determinant, ...etc. symbol)

• Syntax: \left|...\right|
• Ex.: \left|b-a\right|$gives$\left|b-a\right|$
• Ex.: {\rm~det}\left|\begin{array}{cc}a&b\\c&d \end{array}\right|$
• \$ gives

${\rm~det}\left|\begin{array}{cc}a&b\\c&d \end{array}\right|$

("\rm~something" renders "something" in roman style)