## Adding text in math mode in LaTeX

Posted: 4th December 2011 by Tim in LaTeX
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Occasionally you’ll want to add some text to a maths equation in LaTeX. By default, any text is written in italics, and white space is ignored. The solution is quite simple; put the text in a \text{…} block like so: $$x = \sqrt{x^2} \text{ : where x is positive}$$ As you can see, you can […]