# [texhax] Hyphens in math mode

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Fri May 27 17:47:58 CEST 2005

cf.

$a-b$

$a \mathchar \- b$

a-b

\end

Philip Taylor
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Kate Hayes wrote:

> I need to create a hyphen in an equation without using \hbox. It has to be as simple as possible, Plain.TeX. Is this possible?

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