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4.8.15 MathML

The math element from the MathML namespace falls into the embedded content, phrasing content, and flow content categories for the purposes of the content models in this specification.

The semantics of MathML elements are defined by the MathML specification and other applicable specifications. [MATHML]

Here is an example of the use of MathML in an HTML document:

<!DOCTYPE html>
  <title>The quadratic formula</title>
  <h1>The quadratic formula</h1>
      <mo form="prefix">−</mo> <mi>b</mi>
       <msup> <mi>b</mi> <mn>2</mn> </msup>
       <mn>4</mn> <mo>⁢</mo> <mi>a</mi> <mo>⁢</mo> <mi>c</mi>
      <mn>2</mn> <mo>⁢</mo> <mi>a</mi>