[IPython-User] When you raise something to an exponent that is more then one character long, only the first character is displayed as superscript

Jon Wilson jsw@fnal....
Tue Feb 18 16:30:51 CST 2014


Hi,
Try:

a^{m+n}

That is, use squiggly braces rather than parentheses.  LaTeX syntax.
Regards,
Jon

On 02/18/2014 04:26 PM, Aaron E-J wrote:
> I am trying to display some formatted math using the markdown syntax in
> the notebook but when you raise something to an exponent that is more
> then one character long, only the first character is displayed as
> superscript. I have a screen shot of the math using SymPy and the math
> using markdown. If this is not an error but simply that I am not
> formatting the code correctly, let me know, I’m new to ipython
> markdownerror
> <https://f.cloud.github.com/assets/1979828/2200733/40c09532-98e6-11e3-971c-20bb1e98a5ab.png>
>
>
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