Question:

I want to write an equation in LaTeX in my course, but it’s not rendering correctly...what’s going on?

Answer:

Remember that DataCamp courses are written in Markdown, and while LaTeX is supported in Markdown, there are a few characters that won’t work without “escaping” Markdown. Specifically, adding a backslash \  following the LaTeX that isn’t working should solve the problem. If that solution does not work, here are a few resources for writing LaTeX in Markdown that should help:

DataCamp uses a version of LaTeX called KaTeX and developed by Khan Academy:

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