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Very Basic Mathematical Latex

A document in the article style might be entered between the $\backslash$maketitle and $\backslash$end{document} sections below.

%\addtolength{\textheight}{+ .1\textheight}




Paragraphs are separated by a blank line of input. Lines which start with % are viewed as having been commented out.

Most mathematical input is entered in imath mode. Displayed formulas can be enclosed between $\backslash[$ and $\backslash]$; inline formulas between $ and $. A number of examples are given below.

You can find long lists of mathematical symbols and accents at the web sites: