<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.
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>
Ā </mroot> 
 
</math>

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
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

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
mrootChrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 1IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari Full support 6WebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android No support No
hrefChrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 7IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoFirefox Android Full support 7Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android No support No
mathbackgroundChrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 4IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari Full support 6WebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android No support No
mathcolorChrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 4IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari Full support 6WebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android No support No

Legend

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Full support
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No support

See also

  • <msqrt> (Square root without an index)