If I'm understanding this, the purpose of LaTex is to allow the user to post in symbols such as superscripts, subscripts, sigma notation and the like, right?

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- Nov 16th 2009, 09:26 AMwonderboy1953Question
If I'm understanding this, the purpose of LaTex is to allow the user to post in symbols such as superscripts, subscripts, sigma notation and the like, right?

- Nov 16th 2009, 10:58 AMPlato
Correct.

[tex] \cup [/tex] gives $\displaystyle \cup $ is union

[tex] \cap [/tex] gives $\displaystyle \cap $ is intersection

[tex] \subseteq [/tex] gives $\displaystyle \subseteq $ is subset

[tex] \in [/tex] gives $\displaystyle \in $ is element

[tex] \emptyset [/tex] gives $\displaystyle \emptyset $ is emptyset

[tex] \wedge [/tex] gives $\displaystyle \wedge $ is or

[tex] \vee [/tex] gives $\displaystyle \vee $ is and

[tex] \sqrt{x+1} [/tex] gives $\displaystyle \sqrt{x+1} $