#### nanaseailie

##### Junior Member

- Joined
- Aug 8, 2019

- Messages
- 54

how do you do root ?

\(\displaystyle /squareroot 2 \)

\(\displaystyle /squareroot 2 \)

- Thread starter nanaseailie
- Start date

- Joined
- Aug 8, 2019

- Messages
- 54

how do you do root ?

\(\displaystyle /squareroot 2 \)

\(\displaystyle /squareroot 2 \)

You start with pushing the calculator button in the scroll bar, the one between the flag icon and the x squared icon.how do you do root ?

\(\displaystyle /squareroot 2 \)

That gives you the tags to invoke Latex.

To get a square root, you type between the tags \sqrt{121} = 11. That results in

\(\displaystyle \sqrt{121} = 11.\)

To get a higher root, you type between the tags \sqrt[5]{32} = 2. That results in

\(\displaystyle \sqrt[5]{32} = 2.\)

The simplest way to learn Latex is to use the reply button on posts that contain LaTeX and look at the code.

- Joined
- Oct 6, 2005

- Messages
- 10,505

\(\;\)

- Joined
- Jan 29, 2005

- Messages
- 11,044

\sqrt{2} is the code for the symbolic square root two \(\displaystyle \sqrt2\)how do you do root ?

\(\displaystyle /squareroot 2 \)

\sqrt[5]{21} is the code for the symbolic fifth root twenty one \(\displaystyle \sqrt[5]{21}\)

- Joined
- Aug 8, 2019

- Messages
- 54

thx mmm4444bot, I tried the wiki list but couldnt find the square root symbol.this thread; also included is a link to a wiki page that lists math symbols. If you have any other LaTeX questions, you may add them to this thread or start a new thread on the Administrative Issues board. Cheers

\(\;\)

but your google and other suggestions helped me

Thanks a bunch

- Joined
- Aug 8, 2019

- Messages
- 54

this is a good website, easy and user friendly.

it is helpful for me and hopefully to others as well.

- Joined
- Oct 6, 2005

- Messages
- 10,505

Thanks for posting the link. I'm surprised that \sqrt{} and \sqrt[]{} are not predefined in the TeX package (or, perhaps, their omission from the wiki list was an oversight). I've added your link to the LaTeX notice, along with Dan's.… a good website, easy and user friendly …