# LATEX not working

I want to make a fraction 2/3 in LATEX this is what I type: \ ( frac {2} {3} \ ) (without the spaces) and with spaces it up like this: $$frac{2}{3}$$ Why isn't this working? Help Please!

EDIT: Problem Solved

Note by Vishwa Iyer
5 years, 2 months ago

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Staff - 3 years, 6 months ago

\ ( \frac {2} {3} \ )

- 4 years, 1 month ago

You need a \ before frac:

\ ( \frac {2} {3} \ )

- 5 years, 2 months ago

did u see...it's not working

- 4 years, 1 month ago

\ ( \frac {2} {3} \ )

- 4 years, 1 month ago

thanks!

- 5 years, 2 months ago