MathML - Superscripts


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<msup> tag is used to draw superscript to an expression.

Syntax

Here is the simple syntax to use this tag −

<msup> base superscript </msup>

Parameters

Here is the description of all the parameters of this tag −

  • base − base expression on which the superscript is to be drawn.

  • superscript − superscript.

Attributes

Here is the description of all the attributes of this tag −

  • superscriptshift − To specify the minimum space to shift the superscript above the baseline of the expression.

  • class, id, style − Used with stylesheets.

  • href − To specify a hyperlink to a specified uri.

  • mathbackground − To specify the background color. Valid formats are #rgb, #rrggbb and html color names.

  • mathcolor − To specify the text color. Valid formats are #rgb, #rrggbb and html color names.

Example

Let's draw a superscript.

Live Demo
<math xmlns = "http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML">
   <msup>  
      <mi>x</mi>  
      <mn>1</mn>  
   </msup>
</math> 

Output

x 1

Grouping sub expressions

Use mrow in order to add sub-expressions in superscripts.

Live Demo
<math xmlns = "http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML">
   <msup>  
      <mi>e</mi>  
      <mrow>  
         <mn>2</mn>  
         <mi>x</mi>  
         <mo>+</mo>  
         <mn>1</mn>  
      </mrow>   
   </msup>
</math>   

Output

e 2 x + 1


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