Math Notation Help


This glossary will help you build complex mathematical equations using the Tex markup language. This will involve using @@ or $$ before and after the expression to display the desired results.
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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.: $$f(x)=3a+x$ gives</li></ul><p style="text-align:center;">f(x)=3a+x$$


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.: $$\left|b-a\right|$ gives \left|b-a\right| </li><li><u>Ex.:</u> $${\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)