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$\LARGE x=\frac{-b\pm \sqrt{b^2-4ac}}{2a}$

One of the challenges of being a math teacher is getting all the fractions and square roots into your documents. The challenge is especially large on the web.  Most websites do not have a way for teachers to enter math symbols and we have to make due with calculator expressions.

Year ago a colleague, Gayle Taylor, introduced me to www.quia.com which is good for any subject, but allows for me to insert fractions and other math symbols through the use of LaTex code.

If you are already familiar with some light HTML tags then the jump to LaTex won’t be so bad.  While HTML and LaTex are far from being required on Quia it is nice to have the options.

Quia has incredibly easy to use templates for a variety of games, quizzes and surveys.  Anywhere I want to insert math symbols I type