There are really only three choices for mathematical writing: MS-Word, Scientific Word or LaTeX. MS-Word is useless for anything but the simplest documents. Scientific Word is tolerable, but very restrictive in layout, style and fonts. LaTeX is what any serious researcher in the mathematical sciences should use. It takes some getting use to, but the investment is well worth the effort.

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