Can I Type Math Equations in Pear Deck?
You can type Math Equations into a Pear Deck slide and Multiple Choice Answer options. Students can type equations into their text answers.
Typing Equations as a Teacher
When you want to type an equation, open the Pear Deck Editor. Type "##", then your equation, and then end with another "##". That's all there is to it!
Pear Deck will show you what your equation will look like as you type:
You can type equations into Multiple Choice Options, too:
Find out how your equations will look in presentation mode under the Student Preview of any slide type:
Typing Equations as a Student
Here is what the previous Multiple Choice slide looks like in the Student View, after you start presenting:
If students use the same double hashtag on a Text Slide... Their equations will render correctly when you post responses on the Projector View, like this:
...Or like this, if you switch to the Grid Layout on the top left corner of your Projector View:
Here are some common equations to show you how the syntax works:
The syntax is pretty intuitive to learn. We use AsciiMath Syntax.