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Formatting Math and Chemical Expressions

Example post to teach new users the basics of how to format expressions with mathjax and mhchem. Taken with minor edits from the Chem SE.
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Can MathJax be enabled on Materials.SE?

Can a CM help enable MathJax on this site, as it is expected that there will be considerable mathematics involved in posts?
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MathJax or Unicode in titles? Does it matter? (pun intended)

I've had questions with MathJax in titles edited converting the MathJax to ? or closely-matched ASCII (Chemistry SE example), and I've had titles with Unicode replaced with the equivalent MathJax (...
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May we have the AMS tag added to our MathJax configuration?

In this answer of mine, I labeled my equation using \label{eq:boltzmann} and then tried to cite it in the usual LateX way: ...
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New Text Editor issues with Mathjax

Just wanted to bring this to everyone's attention. StackExchange is in the early stages of replacing the current text editor for questions/answers with a new one that supports rich-text. The problem ...
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To what extent do we want to enforce the use of MathJax and ChemJax in MMSE posts?

If I write a 2000 character answer that has one reference to the molecular formula H2O, is it necessary for this to be changed to $\ce{H2O}$? Already the above sentence looks a bit weird because the ...
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"8x8x8" or "$8\times 8 \times 8$" or "8 × 8 × 8" or "8×8×8"?

When describing grids, do we want to encourage something like this: or something like this "8 × 8 × 8" or "8×8×8": or something different like Disadvantages of MathJax: it's a ...
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