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Mathjax and image descriptions interact inconsistently between the edit preview and actual post

When trying to edit the image description in this question to diagram showing an inclined plane at angle \$α\$ and an angry bird being fired at angle \$β\$ at speed \$u\$, (raw text is ...
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`\[` in code triggers LateX in preview

When the code contains the characters \[, the preview shows everything else as LateX even though it is inside the `` section. This is how the preview looks like: ...
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LaTeX/MathJax extends out of the post box

Example: https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/a/179329/83048 As you can see, it extends out of the box the post is contained within and mildly interferes with the HNQ. For example: \$...
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"Rendered output" doesn't render LaTeX in Review Queue

The rendered output still shows the markdown for LaTeX in the review queue:   Question pictured.
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Can we have MathJax back (part II)?

More than a month ago, we've reached a consensus: We want MathJax back. The reasons why it was turned off in 2015 no longer seem to apply, and details about why MathJax is needed on this site are ...
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Can we have MathJax back?

It's been a couple years since PPCG voted against MathJax. Since then, the vote ratio has changed significantly, and most seem to be in favor of MathJax. However, it is status-completed and no change ...
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Remove MathJax support on meta

As you may or may not know, we briefly had MathJax support on our main site. However, it caused all sorts of problems and was removed. For whatever reason, MathJax support was not removed on meta. ...
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Do we really want LaTeX/MathJax (right now)?

Update: The decision has been made to deactivate MathJax on the site. This does not reflect the current votes, as these changed significantly after the decision was made. We've had MathJax support ...
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Revisiting LaTeX

A while back, people asked about whether to include LaTeX formatting on PCG.SE. The answer was generally no, because people believed that the filesize was too big and had too much of an effect on ...
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LaTeX/MathJax support would be nice?

Several StackExchange sites have support for mathematical formulae using MathJax (LaTeX syntax). Many Code-Golf challenges are mathematical in nature. Equations come up very often in discussions. ...
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