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    Adding Fractions

    Why do I keep getting a error for this?

    \frac{2}{a} + \frac{1}(b}

    I'm trying to get (2/a) + (1/b).
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    Quote Originally Posted by juicysharpie View Post
    Why do I keep getting a error for this?

    \frac{2}{a} + \frac{1}(b}

    I'm trying to get (2/a) + (1/b).
    Hi juicysharpie,

    You need to slap some [tex] [/tex] tags around it like this. Click on the code to see:

    \frac{2}{a}+\frac{1}{b}
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    I tried that, but if I did that for this question, you wouldn't be able to see it.
    So, I put \frac{2}{a} + \frac{1}(b} with , and I still got an error. I don't get it...
    Last edited by juicysharpie; May 21st 2009 at 01:30 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by juicysharpie View Post
    I tried that, but if I did that for this question, you wouldn't be able to see it.
    So, I put \frac{2}{a} + \frac{1}(b} with , and I still got an error. I don't get it...
    It's [/math], not [\math]

    [tex]\frac{2}{a}+\frac{1}{b}[/tex]
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    wait that was only a mistake on this forum. I corrected it at first...I don't know where it went. I actually put the correct latex thing in the question though.
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