# Using LaTeX for YSJ Articles – Guide

Here is a standard description of something from an article, and now let\’s render an equation:

By typing the following in the Google Doc,

When\\\$$a \\ne 0\\\$$, there are two solutions to \\\$$ax^2 + bx + c = 0\\\$$ and they are
\\\$x = {-b \\pm \\sqrt{b^2-4ac} \\over 2a}.\\\$

You will obtain this result:

When \$$a \\ne 0\$$, there are two solutions to \$$ax^2 + bx + c = 0\$$ and they are
\$x = {-b \\pm \\sqrt{b^2-4ac} \\over 2a}.\$

As you can see, when using \\\$$……..\$$, you will obtain an in-line equation, when you use \\\$……\\\$ you will render a standalone displayed equation.

If you are looking for an editor for LaTeX, I\’d encourage you to use this one by CodeCogs: https://www.codecogs.com/latex/eqneditor.php Once you get your equation in LaTeX form from this website, you can simply copy and paste it within the \\\$$……..\$$ or \\\$……\\\$ delimiters, and it will be rendered correctly once published!