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Equations and MathJax

Websites are not suited to displaying equations. They can be added as images taken from some other package (Word for example); but rendering an equation like this:

f(a) = 1/(2pii) oint f(z)/(z-a)dz

Isn’t that easy.

I did eventually find something that could do it, and that is a JavaScript application called MathJax. It’s quite impressive; I used it to render the above equation.

This whole section is dedicated to explaining how to load and use MathJax. It also gives a fairly comprehensive explanation of AsciiMath as a shortcut method of writing equations.