# Equations in LaTeX: A Quick Start Guide

8 min readSep 7, 2021

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It’s just part of writing in science and maths — you are going to have to include some equations at some point. Of course, there are many options:

- Write out the equation on paper and take a picture.
- Type out the equation in plain text (like F = ma).
- Use a graphical equation editor (MS Word and Google Docs both have graphical editors).