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For those of you who are familiar with my questions, you would know that I'm a newbie.

If you aren't, well you know now.

What is wrong with the following piece of LaTeX? MathJax won't render it as correct.


This is in MathJax, so there wouldn't be anything fancy.

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I'm not sure about MathJax, but as far as LaTeX is concerned the only problem is the double superscript. Try changing the second line to


(or including the \left and \right if you want, although they won't affect anything in this particular case because what is inside them, -2, fits on a single line).

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ah thanks so much! really helped. – think123 Oct 13 '12 at 4:13

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