Math and Equations Socratic Meta Writing Great Answers Math and Equations Questions How do I input a cube root? How do I add a graph to my answer? Is it possible to add strikeouts so we can visually show cancellation of like units in an equation? Math formatting "Pro Tips" edition: Adding color to your answers! - "?" Math formatting "Pro Tips" edition: Stacking characters! - "?" How do you graph two or more functions on the same graph with the graphing utility on Socratic.org? How to write squared or cube in socratic? I was trying to use the underbrace function; I'm sure that I've seen it used here but can't find an example. Does anybody know the form of this command? The actual brace itself shows up fine but I want descriptive text aligned under the brace. Math formatting "Pro Tips" edition: Definition by cases! - "?" How can I write braces / curly brackets like this? link: http://i59.tinypic.com/2q2etf6.png How can I write the symbol of ”combinations of #n# things taken #k# at a time”? How can I represent a system of many equations? Is it possible? Is there a program to plot and show 3-D graphs easily? I need to show vectors in the #xyz# space to my pupils and my drawings are terrible!!! Thanks. How can we write mathematical equation faster? As typing all the thing again and again takes in lot of time and there are so many questions i want to answer. any help will be appreciated. Math formatting "Pro Tips" edition: Using the cancel() and color() functions together! -"?" Useful to plot points on Socratic Graph? How can we graph the sawtooth function #x - floor(x)#? I create a lot of tables using matrix definition tools. Does anybody have a method of "bolding" titles within a matrix (or a better way to handle tables)? Here's an example: http://socratic.org/questions/what-are-the-kinds-of-inequalities-will-you-please Is there a way to put a plus minus sign in an answer? Is there a difference in appearance of subscripts in the sentences in the answer below? Could you add the except ('\') symbol for Math? Isn't it kinda needed for writing stuff like "all reals except for 0" (#RR#\#{0}#)? Question #2d1b5 Math formatting "Pro tips" edition: Long division at long last! -"?" Does 3 underscore characters (in normal text) convert everything between it and the next set of 3 underscores to bold? Could someone show me how to write oxidation numbers above the element? I saw how Stefan V. did it, but I have forgotten how! Thanks in advance! :) Question #5e856 How can I make the degree sign ? I can't find it on the signs>_< How do I incorporate mathematical symbols into my solutions / explanations ? How can I access graph package for illustrating solutions to questions? How can I include the words molecule and mole in an equation without looking like this #molecule# and #mole# ? Math formatting "Pro tips" edition: Boxing answers! - "?" How do I insert blank spaces in a line - so as to be able to make a comment at the side of the page about what has been done in a calculation? Is there a way to embed a double quotation mark inside a string? How can I write the reduced planck's constant in Socratic's math notation? How do I use the summation symbol? I want to use the summation symbol (capital Delta from i=-2 to 2) but I can't figure out how to get the 2 on top of the capital Delta. How do I indent when writing an answer? Does anyone else experience a "crash" of the Socratic answer if you include too many formulas or graphs? Question #a7863 How do you input a fraction? Question #06dac How do I line up equations one below the other to show subtraction or addition? How I can introduce blanks in a mathematical formula? How to give symbol of modulus? Is there any way to view a formatted comment prior to posting it? It is possible to copy, delete, paste, and try to fix the formatting if it goes wrong, but "fixing the formatting is not trivial. How do you write a faction on Socratic? Is there any provision to write along two parallel columns? Generally when we compare two things, a need may arise. Writing rational exponents? Would it be possible to have arrows used in chemical equations that would indicate heat, or the use of a catalyst? Maybe someone else can request others. How would you write Sc 45/21 in an answer on Socratic? How do I shade in a graph using Socratic's graph function? Is there a way to write the symbol for a real number (the capital R with two vertical lines) on Socratic? How can I write tables on Socratic? How do I make sideways brackets in Socratic? Question #0e303 Can bold characters be embedded within maths text, for use with vectors and matrices etc? Math formatting "Pro tips" edition: Fonts for math text! - "?" Link Owl - Can I stop it linking certain words ? Is there some way to use two (or more) underbraced expressions on the same line? Is there any way to have a "tall bar" with upper and lower limit values, such as used after integrations? Struggling to get degrees C to format correctly. I thought Stefan V. said to do #^@C# but it never seems to work. It gives me this: #^@C# Where am I going wrong? How do you write "n choose k" using the math formatting on Socratic? Is there a way to write absolute value bars when asking a question? I looked through the list of symbols given on the website, but I didn't see anything. I understand the argument for it, but the subscript ‘total’, ‘net’ etc. are very common in Physics and all of them are locked to produce algebraic symbols. Rather irritating. Is there a solution? I have noticed a bug formatting equations and was wondering if someone could help? How do I make a hashtag character appear as a hashtag character in a Comment (or anywhere else I assume)? How to place a normalization coefficient at the start of a function with bra-ket notation? How do I graph straight lines in Socratic? Is there any way to get the U+225F ≟ questioned equals sign in math formatting? Is there a way in the markup language to add a line break or start a new paragraph? What is the MathJax coding system that Socratic Uses? LaTeX/MathJax: How to format in biography and/or comments? Is there a way in Maths formatting of circling a number? Would it be possible for Socratic to support LaTeX in addition to the math formatter that is already included? Minor point, but any thoughts on why the following inconsistency? Writing Great Answers View all chapters Math and Equations Answer Structure Featured Answers Next