# [OS X TeX] formula with words

Themis Matsoukas matsoukas at psu.edu
Thu Aug 30 09:16:28 EDT 2007

On Aug 30, 2007, at 8:59 AM, 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:
>
> $MPS = \lbrace \frac{\lgroup{Skill Variety + Task Identity + Task > Significance}\rgroup}{3}\rbrace \times Autonomy \times Feedback$

Place the words in \mbox{}, e.g. $\frac{\mbox{numerator}}{\mbox {denominator}}$.

tm