Equations Guide

In order to better present mathematical equations, Flashcard Machine provides a tool that allows the user to write LaTeX code. We have provided examples and common equations below to help you get started. For a complete list of supported commands, click the All Commands tab.

You can create equations using LaTeX code by clicking on the Equations tab on the My Flashcards screen or by clicking the function icon within the Quick Editor. Enter your code in the LaTeX code field and click ‘Show Equation’ to see the visual representation of the equation

Greek and Hebrew Letters


Math Constructs




Variable-Sized Symbols


Standard Function Names


Binary Operation/Relation Symbols


Arrow Symbols


Miscellaneous Symbols


Math Mode Accents


Text Mode: Accents and Symbols

\H s
\d s
\r s
\t s
\v s

\begin and \end Commands

To control the format of your LaTeX, use the \begin and \end commands. These commands have required arguments that identify how the content should be formatted.

Allowed arguments:

table: \begin{tabular}[pos]{table spec} .... \end{tabular} Documentation
plain matrix: \begin{matrix} .... \end{matrix}
bracketed matrix: \begin{bmatrix} .... \end{bmatrix}
braced matrix: \begin{Bmatrix} .... \end{Bmatrix}
parenthesized matrix: \begin{pmatrix} .... \end{pmatrix}
vertical bar matrix: \begin{vmatrix} .... \end{vmatrix}
double-vertical bar matrix: \begin{Vmatrix} .... \end{Vmatrix}
small matrix: \begin{smallmatrix} .... \end{smallmatrix}

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