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Write with latex in wordpress

One of the good reasons to use wordpress is that we can post mathematical equation easily with the help of latex. The basic use is well explained in the official site of wordpress (link:, here I make a concise explanation of how to use latex with wordpress.

Syntax for latex posting:

First we will look at this result:

\frac {x^2+y^2}{x-y^3}

What I did is put the latex code:

\frac {x^2+y^2}{x-y^3}

Inside the latex tag, and wordpress will interprete automatically for me:

$latex  $ 

Very nice and easy huh?

A (very) short definition of divergence of vector field


(from: Introduction to numerical geodynamic modelling, p. 14)

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