[OS X TeX] formula with words
António Pires
pires at uma.pt
Fri Aug 31 05:51:24 EDT 2007
On 30 de ago de 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:
>
>
> $MPS = \lbrace \frac{\lgroup{Skill Variety + Task Identity + Task
> Significance}\rgroup}{3}\rbrace \times Autonomy \times Feedback$
Try this:
\( \mathrm{MPS} = \left\{\frac{(\mathrm{Skill\ Variety} + \mathrm{Task
\ Identity} + \mathrm{Task\ Significance})}{3} \right\} \times \mathrm
{Autonomy} \times \mathrm{Feedback} \)
You can replace \( \) by \[ \] or \begin{equation} \end{equation},
depending on how you want the equation to be among the rest of the
text. Also, if it's ok for the words to be in italic, you can remove
\mathrm{} from the formula.
Hope it helps,
A. Pires
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