The title says it all. I haven't been able to find the answer yet, so any help would be appreciated.
Math mode has two main modes: display mode and inline mode. Inline mode is for math that is included within a line or paragraph of text, and display mode is for math that is set apart from the main text.
The TeX delimiters for inline math are
The LaTeX delimiters for inline math are
Although it's possible to use
$ for inline math as well in LaTeX. See the following question for more discussion.
The TeX delimiters for displayed math are
The LaTeX delimiters for displayed math are
Unlike the delimiters for inline math, you should not use the TeX form of the delimiters in LaTeX. See the following question for discussion.