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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**123**

*123*

123

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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mathaholic wrote:

<b>123</b>

<i>123</i>

<u>123</u>Does it work?

Use square brackets.

Bob

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You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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Practice makes a man perfect.

There is no substitute to hard work

All of us do not have equal talents but everybody has equal oppurtunities to build their talents.-APJ Abdul Kalam

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**iamaditya****Member**- From: Planet Mars
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Practice makes a man perfect.

There is no substitute to hard work

All of us do not have equal talents but everybody has equal oppurtunities to build their talents.-APJ Abdul Kalam

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**bill4d5sa****Member**- Registered: 2019-11-26
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Hey! Its me Billy - Mr New Guy

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Billy,

Welcome to the forum!

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

Sometimes I deliberately make mistakes, just to test you! …………….Bob Bundy

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**Eric Vai****Member**- From: Maine
- Registered: 2020-06-29
- Posts: 13

π

α

Σ

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**Eric Vai****Member**- From: Maine
- Registered: 2020-06-29
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I can do Latex commands for x^2 and x^3 by using x² and x³, but when I try :xsup4 or any exponent higher than 4, it comes out wrong. What is the proper LaTex code for say, x^5? I've searched here and by Googling.

*Last edited by Eric Vai (2020-07-09 08:09:53)*

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi,

Please see ' LaTeX - A Crash Course' in 'Help me' topic.

x², x³ etc. are useful symbols in the forum (a shortcut).

In LaTeX, it is

etc.It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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**Eric Vai****Member**- From: Maine
- Registered: 2020-06-29
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Thank you Ganesh.

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