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## WP Latex: Multi-line equations (1 post)

1. Svish
Member
Posted 6 years ago #

Are multi-line equations not supported by the WP Latex plug-in?

I tried to write the example given at http://elevatorlady.ca/doc/refcard/expressions.html:

\begin{split}\tan^2 x &= \sin^2 x/\cos^2 x \\ &= 1/\cos^2 x - 1 \end{split}

But all I get is an ugly "Formula does not parse". If I remove the \begin, \end and the & signs, it parses correctly. What is going on? I wrote it in the post like this:

$\begin{split}\tan^2 x &= \sin^2 x/\cos^2 x &= 1/\cos^2 x - 1\end{split}$

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