## Background

Adding a LaTeX formula is a user-friendly tool that allows the author to add mathematical formulas to the item.

To add a LaTex formula to an assessmentQ item, go to Adding WIRIS math and chemistry formulas to an item.

## Procedure

Proceed as follows to ad a LaTeX formula to an item:

- Click
**Add LaTeX**in the toolbar at the top of the screen.

**Result:**A LaTeX placeholder is added. - Click on the
**LaTeX**placeholder to open the**LaTeX**tab at the bottom of the screen. - Type or copy your LaTeX formula in the text field below.

**Result:**The LaTeX formula is added to the item. - Click
**Save**

**Tip:** If you want to change the formula, click on it to reopen the **LaTeX** tab.