Can I Type Math Equations in Pear Deck?

Yes!

Overview

You can type Math Equations into a Pear Deck slide, the Multiple Choice Answer options, and students can type them into their text answers.

Step-By-Step

When you want to type an equation, first type "##" then your equation, and end with another "##." That's all there is to it.

Like this: ##2/5##

Pear Deck will show you what your equation will look like as you type:

You can also see how it will look on the Student Screen:

You can type equations into Multiple Choice Options, like this:

If students use the same double hashtag in a Text Answer, their equations will render correctly when they post, like this:

Example Syntax

Here are some common equations to show you how the syntax works

The syntax is pretty intuitive to learn. We use  AsciiMath Syntax.

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