# Latex help

• February 25th 2009, 12:46 AM
juicysharpie
Latex help
How do you make subscripts?
• February 25th 2009, 12:55 AM
Quote:

Originally Posted by juicysharpie
How do you make subscripts?

x_a

will give
$x_a$
• February 25th 2009, 04:06 PM
Soroban

If the subscript has more than one character, use braces.

. . a_12 . . $a_12$

. . a_{12} . . $a_{12}$

The same is true for exponents.

. . e^2x . . $e^2x$

. . e^{2x} . . $e^{2x}$