MaxW
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How to handle this Li Zhi guy?
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Instead of making this about Li Zhi, how about we adapt a meta-policy. If anyone posts an answer that is a wall of text then we down vote [once] and add a comment Didn't read. This wall of text is ...

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Arguably 'too broad', popular question
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I was the idiot that broke the answers up. It just seemed logical to me. If I had it to do all over again, I'll still break the answers up, but I'd (1) Select "Community Wiki" from the start when I ...

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FAQ: How can I format math/chemistry expressions on Chemistry Stack Exchange?
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(3.1) Basic mhchem: Chemical formulae Chemical formulae can be typeset with the \ce{...} command. Note that the \ce{...} command must itself be placed in a MathJax expression, i.e. it must be ...

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FAQ: How can I format math/chemistry expressions on Chemistry Stack Exchange?
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(2.3) Basic MathJax: Greek letters and other symbols Note that all of the following must be typed within a MathJax expression (either in inline or display mode). If these commands are followed by ...

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FAQ: How can I format math/chemistry expressions on Chemistry Stack Exchange?
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(3.3) Basic mhchem: Quantities with units Quantities with units can be typeset using the \pu{...} command. Just like \ce{...}, this must itself be part of a MathJax expression, i.e. enclosed within ...

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FAQ: How can I format math/chemistry expressions on Chemistry Stack Exchange?
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(3.2) Basic mhchem: Chemical reactions You can combine multiple chemical formulae into one large chemical equation within a single \ce{...} command. This is best explained with an example. The + ...

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FAQ: How can I format math/chemistry expressions on Chemistry Stack Exchange?
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(2.1) Basic MathJax: Superscripts and subscripts You can denote superscripts using the ^ character, and subscripts using _. Type this: The heat capacity at constant volume is $C_V$. Einstein's mass–...

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About the scope of mhchem
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I've used a lot of markup languages through my career, but never LaTeX. So I am not a LaTeX purist by any means. I'd sure like using \frac and \dfrac within \ce and without having to use multiple \...

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FAQ: How can I format math/chemistry expressions on Chemistry Stack Exchange?
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(5) Further reading Italic vs upright symbols There are a number of rules which specify when symbols should be written in upright font and when they should be italicised. We have already seen some of ...

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FAQ: How can I format math/chemistry expressions on Chemistry Stack Exchange?
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(2.4) Basic MathJax: Other commands Many mathematical operators, such as the trigonometric operators and logarithms, can (and should) be typeset with MathJax commands that are prefixed with ...

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FAQ: How can I format math/chemistry expressions on Chemistry Stack Exchange?
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(2.2) Basic MathJax: Fractions and square roots Fractions Fractions can be typeset using \frac{<numerator>}{<denominator>}. It is preferable to typeset fractions in display style (i.e. ...

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