How do I use math script symbols and notations like matrices, integrals, functions, sketches in questions? Is it possible to upload a file with a sketch in showing math symbols?

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Sep 14, 2015

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As contributors find new and interesting formatting and other tricks, we often post them here.

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Under the same topic as this question currently has:

SocraticMeta: Writing Great Answers: Math and Equations

http://socratic.org/socratic/writing-great-answers/math-and-equations

Things like Under and Over- Braces.
Graphing tricks,
use of color
using hashtag root(n)x hashtag for #root(n)x#
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Sep 14, 2015

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You can use Socratic's formatting guide.

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You can find out everything you want to know about Socratic's math formatting here

http://blog.socratic.org/post/95033971709/why-latex-is-bad-for-learning

A full list of symbols and functions that you can use to write math equations can be found here

http://socratic.org/help/symbols

You can even use that link to practice your formatting skills before using them in an actual answer.

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