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Maths and Moodle

 
Steve
Maths and Moodle
by Steve Bond - Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 5:37 PM
 
You may not have realised that Moodle has a built-in TeX filter that allows you to display mathematical notation. Simply surround your TeX code with double dollar signs. For example:

$$\int{\frac{1}{x}}dx=\ln|x|+C$$

is displayed as:

\int{\frac{1}{x}}dx=\ln|x|+C

This works in any of Moodle's HTML editors, so you can add maths:
  • when composing a web page,
  • in quiz questions, reponses and feedbacks,
  • in assignment instructions,
  • in forum posts,
  • ... and many other places.
Note: if you actually want to show two adjacent dollar signs, use three of them!