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I don't think there's an official policy, but I agree with Raphael's answer that Mathjax should 'rather not' be used in titles, mostly for the reason that titles are (automatically) used in a lot of places that don't interpret Mathjax. Specifically, my advice would be to: If a title contains 'plaintext formulas', such as Is O(n^2/2) <= O(n^2)?, do not ...


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I agree. This is one case where turning the title into a question is often best. Titles should lead with the most important words, so question words and phrases (like “How do I prove”) at the beginning of a title are best avoided. But yes/no questions don't have this problem, this is a fine title as the word “does” isn't long enough to shadow the rest: ...


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