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How to insert a table in your blog post

The text editor provided with PSU’s WordPress installation can do many things well, but it has no built-in support for constructing tables.  Since tables are a helpful way to display numerical information, you may want to use them in some … Continue reading

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How to receive blog postings in your email

If you want to “follow” the blog (receiving a regular update whenever a new message is posted) I’ve made an option available for you to do that.

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How to add an image to your post

One picture is said to be worth a thousand words, and this is certainly true when dealing with quantitative data: a well-designed chart can convey information more clearly than many sentences. So we require you to include images (photographs, charts, … Continue reading

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Editing and updating a post

You can edit or update your posts any time you want.  To edit a post, proceed as follows.

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How to create a hyperlink

A hyperlink is a clickable piece of text that takes you to another online location, like this. Your blog posts need to include hyperlinks that connect the reader to other relevant information (like the sources you have used, for example).  … Continue reading

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How to make a post on the blog

To start with, you need to go to the course web site, http://sites.psu.edu/math033fa15.  I guess you know how to do that (otherwise, how are you reading this post?)

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How to write math expressions on the blog

To write mathematical expressions in your blog posts, you can use a piece of software called MathJax.  To write a MathJax formula in your post, you enclose it within special parentheses: for inline formulas (those that appear in the same … Continue reading

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