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2019-04-04, 07:17   #8
lukerichards

"Luke Richards"
Jan 2018
Birmingham, UK

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Quote:
 Originally Posted by petrw1 The next candidate may be a few years away: (TEX wasn't behaving here) 231 = 2147483647
I find TEX doesn't like superscripts of more than 1 digit unless you put them in curly braces. e.g.:

Code:
 [TEXX]2^{31}-1[/TEXX]
(I've slipped an extra x into the tag to stop it rendering TEX within the code block.)

Which gives:

$2^{31}-1$