[OS X TeX] superscripting
Gary L. Gray
gray at engr.psu.edu
Wed Feb 27 03:49:41 CET 2008
On Feb 26, 2008, at 9:35 PM, ludwik kowalski wrote:
> On Feb 26, 2008, at 7:57 PM, Anthony Morton wrote:
>
>> . . . Remember, for simple formulae you type them in pretty much as
>> you would in a casual email:
>>
>> y = 3x + x^2
>
> For some reason this did not compile. But it did compile after I
> replaced 2 with {2}
>
> Can someone explain to me why? I am using TexShop; the only frontend
> I know how to use.
>
> The tiny source file is attached
Both compile identically for me once I put each in math mode. That is,
$y = \sqrt{ 3x + x^2 } $
gives the same thing that
$y = \sqrt{ 3x + x^{2} }$
gives me.
:-)
-- Gary
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