[OS X TeX] formula with words
Tim Brophy
timbrophy at mac.com
Thu Aug 30 09:15:30 EDT 2007
Hi Bridget,
Try
$$\frac{\text{Skill Variety } + \text{ Task Identity } + \text{ Task
Significance}}{3} = \text{ Autonomy } \times \text{ Feedback}$$
with the amsmath package loaded.
Regards,
Tim Brophy
On 30 Aug 2007, at 13:59, Bridget Kane wrote:
>
> Hello
>
> I'm a novice and hoping someone will be able to help me.
>
> I want to write a formula that has words rather than numbers. In
> words:
>
> The MPS is equal to the sum of Skill V + Task ID + Task Sig,
> divided by three and the product (of that) is mulitiplied by
> Autonomy and then multiplied by feedback
>
> What I've done so far is this:
>
>
> $MPS = \lbrace \frac{\lgroup{Skill Variety + Task Identity + Task
> Significance}\rgroup}{3}\rbrace \times Autonomy \times Feedback$
>
> And while it works (ie compiles), it doesn't look great.
>
> I've tried \[ and \] and
> \begin{equation}
> \end{equation}
>
> \begin{math}
> \end{math}
>
>
> all without success (they won't compile without erroring)
>
> Many thanks in anticipation
>
> Bridget
>
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