MathML stands for Mathematical Markup Language and is an XML based application. It is used to describe mathematical and scientific notations. It's 1 and 2 version were created and developed by The Math Working Group which is one of the oldest W3C Working Groups during 1996-2004. MathML version 3 was created during Math Working Group's second activity period (2006-2016)and is an ISO standard.
This tutorial is designed for all those individuals who are looking for a starting point of learning MathML commands using MathJax and we cover topics suited for a beginner and an advanced user.
Before proceeding with this tutorial it is advisable for you to understand the basics concepts of HTML and CSS. But the tutorial is self contained and you will be able to learn on various concepts of MathML even if you are a beginner. You just need to have a basic understanding of working with a simple text editor and command line.
We've used MathJax 2.6 using the MathJax Content Distribution Network (CDN) by putting following code snippet in head section of our demo html pages:
See MathML Online
For most of the examples given in this tutorial you will see,the output. Just right click over the expression. Select following options from context menu: Show Math As > MathML Code to see the source code.
<math xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML"> <mfrac linethickness="1pt"> <mrow> <mi>a</mi> <mo>+</mo> <mn>1</mn> </mrow> <mi>b</mi> </mfrac> </math>