i want to write \( a^{p}-a \) ............using the latex tried out several times but failed somebody help....can you just tell how exactly to write it down

[edit: formatting -Sam]

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`*italics*`

or`_italics_`

italics`**bold**`

or`__bold__`

boldNote: you must add a full line of space before and after lists for them to show up correctlyparagraph 1

paragraph 2

`[example link](https://brilliant.org)`

`> This is a quote`

Remember to wrap math in \( ... \) or \[ ... \] to ensure proper formatting.`2 \times 3`

`2^{34}`

`a_{i-1}`

`\frac{2}{3}`

`\sqrt{2}`

`\sum_{i=1}^3`

`\sin \theta`

`\boxed{123}`

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TopNewestUpdate: You can now view Latex codes by hovering over the equation. Read Seeing actual \(\LaTeX\) for more details!

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Did you see the formatting guide? The formatting guide is accessible from the rules and guidelines page and the bottom of every post a discussion or comment box.

When you entered the latex, did you bracket it with \ ( .... \ ) ? I have put spaces between the back slashes and the parentheses to make them appear. To indicate LaTex notation, use them without spaces.

You have to bracket all LaTex notation in a backslash immediately followed by a parentheses, I cannot show you exactly in this comment, because it would just be recognized as a LaTex signal and be invisible.

\(a^{p-a}\) is \ ( a^{p-a} \ ) without the spaces between the back slashes and the parentheses.

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try:

\ ( a^{p-a} \ )

\(a^{p-a}\)

\a^{p-a}\

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Hi Deep, I just edited your post so that it is formatted the way you asked. If you click on "Edit this discussion" button you will be able to see what you need to use to make it display correctly in LaTeX.

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hi , I was not able to copy the equations from Daum Equation Editor .. wen pasted in the field , it just shows the corresponding code.. can you pls help ?

[edit -Sam: \( 4\sqrt [ 3 ] { 3 } 55 \) ]

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Hi Sandeep,

You take the stuff from the bottom box

and put it inside of`4\sqrt [ 3 ] { 3 } 55`

as seen here:`\ ( ... \ )`

or`\ [ ... \ ]`

(omit the spaces) which gives you: \( 4\sqrt [ 3 ] { 3 } 55 \)I've edited your comment to add an example so that you can see how it works.

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\ ( 4\sqrt [ 3 ] { 3 } 55\ )

Hi Sam , Thanks for the reply I tried both , but its not working. . .

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`\`

and`(`

etc because without the extra spaces it will actually try to render math and will hide those symbols.Simply remove the space between the

`\`

and the`[`

,`]`

,`(`

, and`)`

and it should work.\( \backslash(\ ...\ \backslash) \) is how it should look.

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Quite odd! Same latex codes work here but not in previewing a worked solution. Do I need to take some other things into consideration when putting math codes there?! e.g \(x^4\) or \( 2 \times x \)

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Did your LaTex woes with writing up your worked solution resolve themselves?

You shouldn't need to take anything additional into consideration on the worked solutions interface. It might be a bug. Did it just fail to render in the previewer, or did it also act up on you with the final submission as well?

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\(a{ x }^{ 4 }+{ bx }^{ 3 }+{ cx }^{ 2 }+dx+c\)

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\(a{x}^{4}+{bx}^{3}+{cx}^{2}+dx+c\)

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\[a{x}^{4}+{bx}^{3}+{cx}^{2}+dx+c\]

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test $n^4$ \(n^4\) \(sqrt{3}\) \(a^{p-a}\)

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\[a^3\]

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