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About shorthand \frac

It is possible to write \frac 2 4 or \frac \pi 4 to get 2/4 and \pi/4, respectively. However, it is not possible to write \frac \sqrt{2} 2 to get \sqrt{2}/2. Are there consistent rules on how to ...
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How would you name these fraction macros?

I've got four macros now for typesetting fractions in text mode. TheĀ first writes them horizontally (shilling style, with a hyphen), the second writes them diagonally, the third writes them ...
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Define my own xfrac command?

Is it possible to create my own xfrac command - without using that package (it is giving me too much trouble)? I know you can do superscript, subscript to make a fraction look. Can I do something ...
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Please critique this “intermediate size” fraction macro.

I often write a lot of mathematics where I multiply various quantities/operators/etc. by fractions. The fractions are important for bookkeeping, but usually not the most important thing in the ...