# Additional Latex Help needed (easy)

• Aug 20th 2008, 10:14 AM
cmf0106
Edited Again:

$
=\frac{2(3x-1)\sqrt[3]5(3x-1)}{x^2}
$

5(3x-1)needs to all be under the radicand, any suggestions?
• Aug 20th 2008, 10:29 AM
Jhevon
Quote:

Originally Posted by cmf0106
Edited Again:

$
=\frac{2(3x-1)\sqrt[3]5(3x-1)}{x^2}
$

5(3x-1)needs to all be under the radicand, any suggestions?

use { } brackets

to get $\frac{2(3x-1)\sqrt[3]{5(3x-1)}}{x^2}$ you must type $$\frac{2(3x-1)\sqrt[3]{5(3x-1)}}{x^2}$$
• Aug 21st 2008, 08:23 AM
Soroban
Hello, cmf0106!

Generally . . . If a symbol is to affect (enclose) a group, use braces.

\sqrt 2x+3 . . $\sqrt 2x+3$ . . . . . . \sqrt{2x+3} . . $\sqrt{2x+3}$

10^2x+3 . . $10^2x+3$ . . . . . . .10^{2x+3} . . $10^{2x+3}$

\overline AB . . $\overline AB$ . . . . . . . .\overline{AB} . . $\overline{AB}$

\overrightarrow AB . . $\overrightarrow AB$. . . .\overrightarrow{AB} . . $\overrightarrow{AB}$

\widehat AB . . $\widehat AB$ . . . . . . . .\widehat{AB} . . $\widehat{AB}$