# [OS X TeX] formula with words

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Fri Aug 31 08:02:54 EDT 2007

AntÃ³nio Pires schreef:

> Try this:
>
> $$\mathrm{MPS} = \left\{\frac{(\mathrm{Skill\ Variety} + \mathrm{Task > \ Identity} + \mathrm{Task\ Significance})}{3} \right\} \times \mathrm > {Autonomy} \times \mathrm{Feedback}$$
>
>Youcanreplace$$$$by$$or,
> 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.

No, mathrm isn't too bad, but typing words in math-mode for italics won't
work. Try 'difficult' to see the effect.

Maarten