MathJax is a display engine for mathematics that works in all browsers, is compatible with screenreaders, and provides zoom. Enabling MathJax would allow Canvas to automatically recognize commands/formulas and display them, which would better support instructors wanting to create their own mathematical content. Other (potentially) attractive aspects of MathJax include the ability to click/toggle through a sequence of text (e.g. hints/directions for exercise), add mouse over text (e.g. remind students of important definition), and shorthand for typesetting chemical equations.
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