Template:Math

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The Math template formats HTML- or wikimarkup generated mathematical formulas in the same manner as HTML based TeX formulas, which uses a serif-based font. The generated formula is displayed using the same-size font as the adjoining text. The template will prevent line-wrapping.

Use this template for non-complex formulas as an alternative to using the "math" tag format "<math>...</math>.

Usage[change | change source]

Use this template to wrap an inline formula in wikitext. Examples:

{{math|''x''<sup>2</sup> + ''y''<sup>2</sup> {{=}} ''r''<sup>2</sup>}}
produces: x2 + y2 = r2
{{math|{{mapply|sin <i>π</i>}} {{=}} 0}}
produces: Template:Mapply = 0. The coding "<i>" puts italic font, same as "<var>".
{{math|{{minteg|0|+∞|{{mexp|−''x''}} d''x''}} {{=}} 1}}
produces: +∞
0
ex dx = 1
'''{{math|{{frac|1|2}} − {{frac|1|3}} {{=}} {{frac|1|6}}}}'''
produces: 1213 = 16. Note the triple-apostrophes have set the whole formula as bold.
{{math|({{Radic|2}})<sup>2</sup> {{=}} 2}}
produces: (2)2 = 2.
{{math|''x''<sup>2</sup> + ''y''<sup>2</sup> {{=}} ''r''<sup>2</sup>}}
produces: x2 + y2 = r2, same as first example, but using double-apostrophes to get italic font.

Use of equals-sign[change | change source]

If a single equals-sign ("=") is used, it will fail to render, instead showing "{{{1}}}". For example, the following template-coding would be invalid:

{{math|1 + 2 = 3}}
produces: , which is invalid code

To resolve this, either: (a) Start the formula with "1=" as in:

{{math|1=1 + 2 = 3}}
produces: 1 + 2 = 3, or else, (b) include the equals-sign in double-braces "{{=}}" as in:
{{math|1 + 2 {{=}} 3}}
produces: 1 + 2 = 3.