mathphrase

mathphrase — A mathematical phrase that can be represented with ordinary text and a small amount of markup.

Synopsis

mathphrase ::= [-]

Description

A mathphrase is a simple, inline equation, one that can be represented using ordinary text, symbols, subscripts, and superscripts. A good example is: E=mc2.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.

Children

The following elements occur in mathphrase: text, abbrev, acronym, alt, anchor, annotation, biblioref, coref, date, emphasis (db._emphasis), firstterm (db._firstterm), footnote, footnoteref, foreignphrase (db._foreignphrase), glossterm (db._glossterm), indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), inlinemediaobject, link, olink, phrase (db._phrase), quote (db._quote), remark, replaceable, subscript, superscript, trademark, wordasword, xref.

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<title>Example equation</title>

<equation xml:id="eq.fermatphrase">
  <title>Fermat's Last Theorem</title>
  <mathphrase>x<superscript>n</superscript>
+ y<superscript>n</superscript>
≠ z<superscript>n</superscript>
∀ n ≠ 2</mathphrase>
</equation>

</article>
xn + yn ≠ zn ∀ n ≠ 2
Equation 3. Fermat's Last Theorem
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