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Can we extend mhchem support in MathJax to include physical units?

You may or may not be aware that Worldbuilding.SE (partially) supports the mhchem MathJax extension, that allows for nice rendering of chemical formulae. I only discovered it quite recently. It lets ...
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How to get mathjax to display double digit or negative power to values?

$x^-3$ $x^15$ $x^1^5$ This sucks. What am I doing wrong?
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How do I write dollar signs ($) in posts without messing up the text formatting?

I was writing an answer where I ended up using two dollar signs to indicate amounts of money. The text in between the two dollar signs became formatted, although I did not want the formatting I was ...
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How do I add mathematical notation using Latex MathJax?

Mathematical notation written using MathJax (mathematical Latex) can make questions and answers much clearer and more succinct, but how do we learn to produce this output? Feel free to improve the ...
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MathJax and Pending Edits

I've had a couple rejected edits dealing with converting math->MathJax. I think I'm starting to see why. On the suggested edit form that reviewers see, the MathJax doesn't convert to the final form. ...
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Cookbook and Sandbox for mathjax

I can never remember how to format units in math formatting, and people show different ways to do it anyway! So I thought it would be a good idea to have a permanent note listing things to do and not-...
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MathJax rendered on Hot Network Questions (where it shouldn't)

On main page, in the Hot Network Questions, text is automatically converted to MathJax, even if it shouldn't: WordPress.SE doesn't have MathJax enabled, and that question is rendered properly there.
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Units in MathJax markup So what's the right way to put units inside of TeX blocks? I remember a font directive but not what the word was. And it's a kludge anyway — ...
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Search renders MathJax sections incorrectly

Almost exactly as the title says. I ran a search with the search query is:answer 0,. Fine, search works. I got to page 2 of the results and discovered that HDE ...
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MathJax render failure in Suggested Edit queue

Now that we have MathJax, people are editing old posts to replace compromises with clear mathematical notation. I just approved an edit to this answer. In the Review Suggested Edits queue, selecting "...
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Render MathJax in review queues [duplicate]

I just reviewed a suggested edit. It was fine, but I have to say it would have been quite useful to see the actual rendered output instead of text and the raw MathJax I saw. I saw this: I'd like to ...