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Getting equations working in your wiki
Mediawiki uses TeX to render math equations. To enable your wiki to use TeX, contact your system administrator to set the following in your LocalSettings.php file:
$wgUseTeX = true;
Getting Started
Use the math tags around your equation.
The equation
<math>b \pm \sqrt{b^2  4ac} \over 2a</math>
would look like this in the wiki
<math>b \pm \sqrt{b^2  4ac} \over 2a</math>
Tex Resources
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TeX  a good overview and history of TeX
 http://www.tug.org/ TeX Users Group
 TeX FAQ