# [LON-CAPA-users] inline quotients using <m></m>

**Todd Ruskell
**
lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org

*Fri, 07 Sep 2007 11:46:03 -0600*

Jay,
That's a limitation of how tth displays inline expressions. If you want
something nice try jsmath or images for the math equation display
engine. There was some discussion earlier this year. To force the
display engine for a particular expression, you can use, eg:
<m display="jsmath">
Todd
Jay Sullivan wrote:
>* Is there some trick to making nice looking inline equations that involve
*>* quotients?
*>*
*>* For example:
*>*
*>* 1) <m>\[\frac{1}{3}\]</m> looks nice on the screen
*>*
*>* 2) <m>\(\frac{1}{3}\)</m> includes brackets around the result (shows
*>* on the screen as "[1/3]")
*>*
*>*
*>* Thanks,
*>* Jay
*
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