<mroot>

The MathML <mroot> element is used to display roots with an explicit index. Two arguments are accepted, which leads to the syntax: <mroot> base index </mroot>.

Attributes

class, id, style
Provided for use with stylesheets.
displaystyle
A Boolean value specifying whether more vertical space is used for displayed equations or, if set to false, a more compact layout is used to display formulas. The main effect is that larger versions of operators are displayed, when displaystyle is set to true. See also movablelimits on <mo>.
href
Used to set a hyperlink to a specified URL.
mathbackground
The background color. You can use #rgb, #rrggbb and HTML color names.
mathcolor
The text color and also the color of the root symbol itself. You can use #rgb, #rrggbb and HTML color names.

Examples

Sample Rendering: x

Rendering in your browser: x 3

<math>

 <mroot>
    <mi>x</mi>
    <mn>3</mn>
 </mroot>

</math>

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
MathML Core
The definition of 'mroot' in that specification.
Draft Draft specification
MathML 3.0
The definition of 'mroot' in that specification.
Recommendation Current specification
MathML 2.0
The definition of 'mroot' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial specification

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also

  • <msqrt> (Square root without an index)