# How to add math through the built in latex editor

Want to add math easily in Knowt? Utilize our built-in LaTeX support to access the math features you need to create the perfect notes by following the steps below!

## Steps to add math through LaTeX

First Step

Log in to Knowt.

Second Step

Open your desired note or flashcards set, or click create new to start fresh.

Third Step

In your note or flashcard, activate the LaTeX code (the content of the math equation) by surrounding it with `$$`

on each side like this: `$$x^2$$`

.

Fourth Step

Make sure to click space or enter after surrounding your LaTeX math code with `$$`

, and it should transform to a cleaner equation.

Fifth Step

To edit the equation, just hover over and click the equation and the LaTeX formatting with the `$$`

should reopen, where you can type to alter the content of the equation again.

## Learning LaTeX and formatting

`$$`

formatting mentioned in the steps above to easily make those equations.
### A few crucial topics covered in this video include:

**0:00**What is LaTeX?**1:42**LaTeX Basics**3:48**Writing Formulas**10:55**Lists and Sections**12:10**More Formulas**13:06**Using Packages**14:49**Matrices